dave sherratt

A Piece Missing?

Why can't I cry?
Feeling alone and down
satiated pain
and a black cloud shroud
Breathing is a chore
Smiling is fake
Cheerful is just an 8 letter word
And tears, I want to make
Someone send me a smile
First class, delivered tonight
Erase me and draw me out again
in colour, not black and white
But i know that isn't possible
And I know why
i want to let this hurting out
But i cannot cry?

Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 26, 2008
Poem Edited: Saturday, January 26, 2008

Add this poem to MyPoemList

Rating Card

5,0 out of 5
2 total ratings
rate this poem

Comments about A Piece Missing? by dave sherratt

  • Lorraine Bennike (4/14/2008 2:55:00 AM)

    Beautiful....It's like you wrote a letter addressed to me and I can't stop reading it...

    Report Reply
    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Sylvi Sylva (1/26/2008 7:31:00 AM)

    brilliant emotions and well written. voted

    Report Reply
    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?