Buxton Shippy

Freshman - 717 Points (7-27-55 / Montego Bay, Jamaica)

Bitter Heart - Poem by Buxton Shippy

Why is your heart bitter?
What have I said?
What have I done?
Forgot that I nurtured you
My son?
Yet in my need
Your heart revealed
A blind spot
A bad seed
If someone told me
I would not believe
But you did it to me

Which I could cry
But my tears are punctured
And like a dead man
Your inconsideration rips

Why is your heart bitter?
What have I said?
What have I done?
No compassion
No empathy
If I were you
I could not sleep
My conscience
Would torment me
If I were you
I could not see
My eyes would be red-hot
Hotter than the sun

This is horrid
Buried deep within
Unmask it now
Stunt its growth
Don't let it flourish
Pluck it from the root
And kill it!


Comments about Bitter Heart by Buxton Shippy

  • (5/13/2011 8:32:00 AM)

    I understand what u mean dear, , , nice keep up
    ur poems made nice reading...excellent composition...i loved reading ur poem..plz read my poem I AM A PROLETARIAT and leave a comment plz
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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 13, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, May 14, 2011


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