Simon Collins

Derelict - Poem by Simon Collins

From a distance
I see him bent stubbornly
Mad against the day
In resentful motion his
Weary time stained aura
Keeping up like a reluctant shadow
Wanting to rest yet
Stepping over the waiting earth
To a less important destination
Called by softer voices now
Yet unheard
Through echo's
Of his pain

Comments about Derelict by Simon Collins

  • (6/27/2012 5:15:00 AM)

    Written with passion. Reminds me of my departed uncle whom I loved so much. May this poem be a blessing to many. (Report) Reply

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  • (5/31/2012 7:27:00 PM)

    understand that destination too well... you paint a good picture. (Report) Reply

  • Ric S. Bastasa (5/18/2012 5:06:00 PM)

    smooth and easy, i love it! (Report) Reply

  • Kasia Fedyk (5/17/2012 3:39:00 PM)

    Full of emotion, its very beautiful in its space, a little part and the big picture. I so enjoy reading your poems Simon and I feel your every word. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 17, 2012

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