Frank Davis, Sr.

To A Perfectionist Friend - Poem by Frank Davis, Sr.

Having pronounced yourself unworthy
you refuse to seek pain-relieving havens
most especially, reason. Your battered
consciousness is not inclined to
nor capable of, applying the slightest
mitigation. Life review, ruthlessly
conducted; portraying utter emotional
devastation. The horror of constant
defeat is that its victim can no longer
imagine the existence of true solace;
does not believe mere
forgiveness could ever
be enough to justify
'a nothing life.'

Topic(s) of this poem: philosophy

Form: Prose Poem

Comments about To A Perfectionist Friend by Frank Davis, Sr.

  • Gold Star - 55,667 Points Roseann Shawiak (8/27/2015 1:50:00 AM)

    Brilliantly profound and making perfect sense to me, Love the ending very much! Wonderful poem, excellent meaning and definition. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 27, 2015

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