Learn More

Margaret Alice Second

Freshman - 1,118 Points (24 January 1961 / South Africa)

Without Telling Me Why (REVISED)


Big Wide Emptiness

Inertia kept me idle as activity seemed useless in the
big wide emptiness of a wasted weekend, only when
you explained on Sunday night you'd received a new
project at five pm Friday did life start to make sense

When you're distant without explaining why I lose my
footing, fall into an ever-looming chasm of Despair. A
boon was reading Pilgrim's Progress short version by
John Bunyon. I, too, lost my companions, Hope and

Faithful, in the black Dungeon wherein spirits dwelt,
even excerpts from Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre
did not help, only when you admitted the problem
while we watched the glittering dreams

On Strictly Come Dancing and I chose my queen did
you smile, albeit unwillingly, and the earth tilted
back to stabilise in the sweet meadows of
Common Sense and Calm Rationality…

Submitted: Monday, February 25, 2013
Edited: Monday, February 25, 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?



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

Diary Sunday 24 February 2013

Comments about this poem (Without Telling Me Why (REVISED) by Margaret Alice Second )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. A.Blok, May's been cruel...- translation.., Lyudmila Purgina
  2. The Secret of My love, Hanh Chau
  3. Submission of Poem, Vera Sidhwa
  4. The Hungry, Randy McClave
  5. You are not changed, ramesh rai
  6. The Poet called Light, Light Mark
  7. Stripes, Mike Acker
  8. Rocks like Milky Ways, Mikey Bachman
  9. Opportunities, Peter S. Quinn
  10. We Should Be Glad, Blu 1 Blu 1 (Rio de Janeiro)

Poem of the Day

poet Algernon Charles Swinburne

Kneel down, fair Love, and fill thyself with tears,
Girdle thyself with sighing for a girth
Upon the sides of mirth,
Cover thy lips and eyelids, let thine ears
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  5. O Captain! My Captain!, Walt Whitman
  6. A Ballad of Death, Algernon Charles Swinburne
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  10. Dreams, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]