Jeffrey Philip Clegg

Rookie - 3 Points (09/12/1959 / Macon, Georgia)

Don'T Captains Go Down With Their Ships? - Poem by Jeffrey Philip Clegg

Dear God,

Since I fell into a black hole and
Can't seem to claw my way out
Are you just testing me again?
If so, I have my doubts...

My tears bring me no clarity
Instead they calcify the pain
Of worry and depression
Ne'er-ending self disdain.

Loneliness and anxiety
My two constant companions -

Is my ship sinking, Lord, and
Do I merely go down
'Mongst the galleon?


Comments about Don'T Captains Go Down With Their Ships? by Jeffrey Philip Clegg

  • (7/10/2005 10:35:00 PM)

    like the poem, there are times when im in the light, then, thrown head first in a pitt,
    the pit i dug myself.............................

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 7, 2005

Poem Edited: Saturday, May 15, 2010

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