Margaret Gillen

(Freezywater, Enfield, UK)

Broken Vowels - Poem by Margaret Gillen

How can I begin to walk alone again,
How can I begin to face the truth ahead,
How can I begin to sing a happy song,
Do I belong , Do I belong.

Loveless in my home, sadness in my eyes
Helpless to myself, no more yours and mine,
Distant in time, unfocused on my life,
Do I belong, do I belong.

How can I begin to look for love again,
How can I begin to think of happiness
How can I begin to hold my head high,
Do I belong, Do I belong.

Tears I must wipe dry, all this sooner I shall hide
Then I can begin, to fight this war inside
Endlessly I'll fight, a comfort I must find
Do I belong, I do belong.


Comments about Broken Vowels by Margaret Gillen

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: happiness, war, happy, truth, song, home, alone, time, life



Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



Margaret Gillen's Other Poems

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]