Isabella Francis

Rookie (18 June 1996 / India)

Shiver


As the moon melts into silver,
Wind ripples along the river.

Drops of blood drip and dissolve in the flow,
The blood turns into water and just glows.

The blood drips from a girl's right wrist,
The left hand of whom is clenched into a fist.

The fist has a knife still held in it,
Traces of blood still glowing crimson on it.

Her dark hair spills across her beautiful face,
The tears from her eyes are keeping pace:

With the blood trickling.
Although they have nothing to do with physical aching.

Suicide is sure born out of cowardice,
But what if a person is left no choice.

Slowly her eyes open as if in a trance,
On her bloodstained wrist she takes a dreamy glance.

Trembling, terrified that she'll live,
She takes her knife and deepens the slit.

The blood flows faster now, faster than the river,
Though the fastest are her tears as she dies in a shiver.

Submitted: Sunday, October 23, 2011
Edited: Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Shiver by Isabella Francis )

  • Rookie isabella Francis (10/28/2011 1:14:00 PM)

    Thanks Vipin Abhishek and Prachi. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Prachi Agrawal (10/27/2011 7:59:00 AM)

    awesome dude................ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 19 Points Abhishek Tiwari (10/24/2011 9:51:00 AM)

    I declare u the #1...
    Just as sun cannot hold its brightness...it lightens up the world...
    You are ultimate..
    Your poems cannot hide your desire ur feelings..
    And as I said, are acting as a mirror..
    Your poems have given me adrenalin rush..may God, whosoever u belive in, b your side always! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 69 Points Vipins Puthooran (10/23/2011 2:06:00 PM)

    this poem shiver my heart, , i fear to read it again.. You written it well.. (Report) Reply

Read all 4 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. Democracy, Langston Hughes
  10. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]