Jacqui Broad

Rookie - 49 Points (10 Dec '84)

An Act - Poem by Jacqui Broad

I found myself on the
side of majority,
and I knew,
I was on the wrong path.
I found myself in a
crowd of fools -
stupidity, sometimes,
needs a laugh.
To turn your back
on the world,
is very hard.
But to stand straight,
is very smart.
I have no words of
to share today.
I must live my life,
the best possible way.
To be wise,
and then act a fool.
Why did I even bother,
to go to school?
Then again,
you don't get taught
about the ways of life.
It must be
voluntary to strive.
I've scored some goals,
dropped a few.
Tomorrow's start
is brand new.
I must turn to
another empty page,
and hope I don't
fall off the stage...

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Comments about An Act by Jacqui Broad

  • Harindhar Reddy (11/5/2011 12:50:00 PM)

    Hey Broad! Yet again you rocks with poem. What a simplicity! yet some thing pulls the attention of the reader.
    'another empty page,
    and hope I don't
    fall off the stage.'
    I remember one Kamala Das (Self confession poetess - hope check in the net) . You have the style of hers in writing. Great going and carry on...
    For Take the crown color brown made by pure heart of gold! Ha! Ha! Ha! :) :) :) :)

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  • Vipins PuthooranVipins Puthooran (10/7/2011 4:25:00 PM)

    I've some empty pages in my book of life and will fill it with my success..... I like this poem... Very powerful and written well... (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 7, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 8, 2011

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