R.Benjamin Abate

Rookie - 468 Points (06/22/90 / Mattydale, NY)

Broken - Poem by R.Benjamin Abate

Things don't last forever
But the greatness of
Things will last forever

We're clever for a second
Then we endeavor rebirth
Change our mind
Change our worth

Second guessing while
Seconds pass-
Are you feeling like
You're walking on Broken glass?

Always standing
In your own blood
But the crowd is watching you
On stage - throwing tomatoes

Then clapping-
Uncertainty wrapped
In the present
With Pretty paper

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Comments about Broken by R.Benjamin Abate

  • Alookh (matin) (8/14/2013 2:58:00 PM)

    i agree.. yas...i liked ur poem :) (Report) Reply

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  • (7/28/2013 6:05:00 PM)

    Oh fame and brilliance can be so ephemeral and fleeting. Well said very eloquently. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 25, 2013

Poem Edited: Saturday, November 30, 2013

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