Patricia Kelley

Rookie - 36 Points (March 11 1957 / Oklahoma)

The Proud of Heart


Did you see him?
He just walked into the store wearing a high priced suit.
Stuffing several plastic grocery bags, with stolen food being, his loot.
If the police saw him they would shoot.
But, he wears a disguise of a new designer suit.
Comfortably, he walks up and down the aisles.
Taking stolen food!
He stole the filet mignon.
He yawns.
Casually walking out of the store wearing, his fancy designer shoes'.
He smiles.
While facing life's trials,
He walks like a proud man on stolen time.
Before, he's incarcerated for his crime.
He walks out as if the world owes him.
Who is he?

Submitted: Monday, March 04, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, March 05, 2013

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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

thief

-



Proverbs 16: 5 The Lord detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: The will not go unpunished.

Comments about this poem (The Proud of Heart by Patricia Kelley )

Read all 1 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. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
[Hata Bildir]