Emmanuel Dika

(12th february,1994)

When Things Aren't Right.


The cock crows and the night arrives
The sun arises and a feet freezes
The rain falls and he dies of thirst
The future is foreseen and the past is foretold
Things aren't right
That explains a life, his life

His past holds unto his present
His present fears his future
And his future weeps at awakening
Because all his toil had been a foil
His paid the price but not a prize in sight
Its cost so much but loss has been his curse
All his experience had been a pain
And now, at the edge of given up
Suicidal stares him at the face
Begging for an embrace.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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

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 (When Things Aren't Right. by Emmanuel Dika )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

Poem of the Day

poet Edmund Spenser

Of this worlds theatre in which we stay,
My love like the spectator ydly sits
Beholding me that all the pageants play,
Disguysing diversly my troubled wits.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]