Sally Nesmith

Rookie (1/5/90 / Savannah Georgia)

Alive - Poem by Sally Nesmith

I look around and stare
at box i am imprisoned
from within...
its dark
its cold
i hear a sound
what for, i have no reason
to be in this box
where it is damp
they must think i am dead
for i hear whispers
walking and cries
and so many tears a' shed
why doesn't my family take one last look
open and see inside
for maybe then they could realize
that i am still alive.


Comments about Alive by Sally Nesmith

  • (6/25/2005 2:01:00 AM)

    OH! yes...('a' shed') ? ? ? ...I shed...perhaps? It's your work, either way! I love this ALIVE (Report)Reply

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  • (6/25/2005 1:56:00 AM)

    BEAUTIFUL! You got 'talent'! Suggestion: 'I look around and stare...
    at a box i am imprisioned
    from within...
    it's dark
    it's cold...'
    I just thought I'd add my 2cents to a very wonderful work! Thanks, Sally
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 25, 2005

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 30, 2005


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