Cathleen Hodgkinson

Rookie (June/64 / New England, USA)

Convictions And Deceptions - Poem by Cathleen Hodgkinson

She turns her back from another slammed door.
Another day, another night,
Another betrayal.
Truth and honesty have not helped her testimony.
She stood by her convictions, which were returned with deceptions.
She's out of her element.
In a 'Me First' world.
For 'one' must hide their tears.
For 'one' is not human if they have flaws.

She turns her back from another slammed door.
Another day, another night,
Another betrayal.
She tried to decipher human nature.
She stood by her convictions, which were returned with deceptions.
The clinging, the clawing, selfish demeanor, heartless human disposal,
Only wounds the Soul.
In a world that lacks self discipline, relishes in self indulgence.
She retorts the deceptions, ruled by convictions and continues to give her all.


Comments about Convictions And Deceptions by Cathleen Hodgkinson

  • (9/21/2008 9:25:00 PM)


    convictions versus deceptions...the pain of the game is visible...the strength in your voice is sweetly audible...good composition, Cathy...10 (Report) Reply

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  • (6/27/2008 11:32:00 PM)


    Another excellent composition from Cathleen! (Report) Reply

  • Dr.subhendu Kar (4/10/2008 11:10:00 PM)


    fact is a fact when never known before
    but the remote yet in hands to avert from all those
    rave up when short lived by plexus of life and living
    still islands are on the star`s swing even with heavenly bliss...................beautiful poem, i like it 10/10, thanks for sharing
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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 4, 2008

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 9, 2008


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