john o'connell

Rookie (11.12.1949 / Limerick, Ireland)

A Failure. - Poem by john o'connell

a failure.

the harsh note of reality
had crept into his voice -
a failure
he is screaming
his pride away
and has at last become human;
on his knees
scratching the stony soil.


Comments about A Failure. by john o'connell

  • (5/12/2010 1:44:00 AM)


    Great impact with just a short poem. Excellent writing. (Report) Reply

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  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (2/17/2010 6:37:00 AM)


    Intense sensitivity, written profoundly in words. (Report) Reply

  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (2/17/2010 1:57:00 AM)


    short, , , straight.... very simple.... but not bad (Report) Reply

  • (2/14/2010 12:36:00 PM)


    Very good! Failures are the pillars of success? (Report) Reply

  • Allemagne Roßmann (2/7/2010 9:39:00 PM)


    and has at last become human;
    on his knees
    scratching the stony soil...................................very precise words but very preemptive impact..........Three cheers to this Dutch Irishman if am not wrong
    CELTIC Tiger's prickly prowl.10 fro me Sir.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 6, 2010



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