Kezang Dawa

Rookie (1977 / BHUTAN)

Distress Out - Poem by Kezang Dawa

Distressed out

Why I was born in this world

Into a broken home?

I wish I could have died

Before leaving the womb.

My life is a jock: a living tomb.

I've searched high and low

Through the window of my world.

To find my long lost mom and dad.

Where are you?
Have I been had?

Set apart, my heart feels spread.

Oh God! Help me find my folks and

Free my soul from all unspoken,

I may as well not be alive:

It's like living without light.

Poem by, Kezang Dawa (Driver)

Comments about Distress Out by Kezang Dawa

  • (8/18/2016 11:12:00 PM)

    A very sad and touching poem narrating the great grief of the unfortunate. Congrats for it's selection as member poem of the Day. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/18/2016 2:11:00 PM)

    I feel your sadness very deeply. A very fine poem. (Report) Reply

  • (8/18/2016 12:26:00 PM)

    Hi Kezang,

    A poem on the woes of being orphaned. Heart-rending. Exquisite poem, on hurt imposed by fate. Nobody to complain to. The entities who one would look up to in agony- the parents and God Almighty- have easily/readily abandoned the child. The question remains: Whose fault?

    No wonder, the poem is selected poem of the day!
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  • Clarence Prince (8/18/2016 7:07:00 AM)

    Even a life in living in darkness is yet better than no life!
    Be faithful there is hope for the living!
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  • Rajnish Manga (8/18/2016 6:59:00 AM)

    You might have undergone some trauma or a tragic phase at some point of time, but the fact that you are here as a gifted poet in the company of so many others, makes you unique.
    Why I was born in this world / Into a broken home? / I wish I could have died
    Before leaving the womb / My life is a jock: a living tomb.
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  • B.m. Biswas (8/18/2016 6:34:00 AM)

    your heart is in distress may be but you have overcome it is also the gift of god planted in you...

    a poem for many poems.......

    very special congratulations for member poet you deserve...
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  • Savita Tyagi (8/18/2016 5:03:00 AM)

    Haunting questions life throws upon us. We all are touched by it one way or other. You found a great way to express it. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Anil Kumar Panda (8/18/2016 1:49:00 AM)

    Don't lose your heart. There is always hope for everyone. Nice write. Deeply emotional. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/18/2016 12:06:00 AM)

    Living without light! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (5/23/2012 7:41:00 AM)

    Cong. my friend, u r a great star. I am pleased to note your life. u r xlent. never look back. i like to have a long conversation with you due to your delighted life. my email and face book is given in my profile. keep it up. (Report) Reply

  • Rigzin Namgyal (5/20/2012 2:29:00 PM)

    ..may be u were born to is the most beautiful gift that God has bestowed upon us..
    ..pick up ur pen and will be very beautiful...
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2012

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