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Monday, August 13, 2012

Blind Fool

Rating: 4.5
I lost it and it cost me
I let it take hold
this is where it got me
walking blind fold

My insecurities brought me here
I saw the signs: Beware
but I refuse to take notice and tackled on
now here I am,
Finally taken off the blind fold
stranded in the middle of nowhere
a place where only fools reside
alone with my pride
Kelvin Owusu
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COMMENTS
Captain Cur 16 April 2013
We are all blind fools now and again. Blinded by love, hate, money, drugs. No one walks with total sight, nice poem.
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Owain Glyn 20 November 2012
Hi Kelvin, All of life is lived behind a blindfold, If we could see everything before we made our decisions no one would ever make a mistake, the real skill is to make the right choices when we can see clearly. I shall read more of your work and Thankyou for your own kind comments.
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Philo Yan 11 September 2012
Life is about letting go. Holding on to a sinking ship will only drown you and fill you with regrets. Forgive past mistakes and always move forward. By doing so, it takes you away from the bad experience and you will gain wisdom to live again.
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Unwritten Soul 21 August 2012
No No No...Blind fool is actually a bright sight whenever you see what you have been blinded....as u now know the truth...and no it's not losing something my friend, it is a way to get a new road of understanding in life. I guess all poets below share the idea very pretty and great...Now take this lesson to rise above your past horizon and you will touch the sky..unending height, sorry for late reply, i am not here lately but i am now_Unwritten Soul
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Payal Parande 19 August 2012
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us. by Jane Austen a well said just like this poem which shows how excessive pride can lead us to loneliness and dead end a tell well told thank you for sharing it best wishes, payal
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Ramesh Rai 19 August 2012
frnd. a beautiful attempt keep it up
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Beautiful piece, Kelvin. Good to read loudly. It touches something which many can identify with. Thanks for posting.
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