Treasure Island

Denise Johnson


Twenty Feet


Twenty feet of
distance,
neglect,
attention,
and self-hate
twenty feet of despair

Don't look back
it's just an illusion
twenty feet of absence

Don't give in
you just won't find it
twenty feet of secrets

Check the corners
and the closets
twenty feet of memories

Open your eyes
to twenty feet
your nightmares stand before you

Submitted: Saturday, March 30, 2013
Listen to this poem:

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

What do you think this poem is about?


Denise Johnson's Other Poems


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 (Twenty Feet by Denise Johnson )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. If all know is love, Mark Heathcote
  2. Remove Yourself From Bitterness, Ronell Warren Alman
  3. Fornicating In The Bowels Of Unswerving .., Captain Cur
  4. im not okay, Faith Taylors
  5. The world is like a worm, Mark Heathcote
  6. Our shared tear, Julie Shirley
  7. Conscious Peal, Adeosun Olamide
  8. Living Contradictions, Sandra Feldman
  9. Alley Church, Adeosun Olamide
  10. Desirable Effects, RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the heart feels a languid grief
Laid on it for a covering,
And how sleep seems a goodly thing
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Randall Jarrell

 

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  5. V: Song: To Celia, Ben Jonson
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. Acquainted with the Night, Robert Frost
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  9. Alone, Maya Angelou
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]