Jack Ashenden

Blinding Tears - Poem by Jack Ashenden

Responsibility, a heavy load
ways me down, and makes me feel the pressure
action, words - politics all a code
and people's actions, all I must measure

the things I have seen fill me with wonder
those I have met, quite often a pleasure
but below the surface, throwing all asunder
corruption can be found, justice weaker than a feather

so much I have heard in my very few years
I view all with cynical suspicion.
more than once I've had to wipe away tears.
To see the world's goodness, I haven't permission

Yet I must remember I'm only seventeen
and their is so much out there I haven't yet seen

Comments about Blinding Tears by Jack Ashenden

  • (3/4/2006 7:51:00 PM)

    being even younger than you, i realy feel the same way. this is awesome. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/4/2006 4:38:00 PM)

    Yes Jack, there is an abundance of good and wonder out there too. Great poem, you are very talented. 10 from Tai (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 4, 2006

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 5, 2006

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