Ashley Ormon


Eyes Of Strength - Poem by Ashley Ormon

People pass me everyday
& tell me within my eyes they see
Strength, they say to me you are strong-
But deep within my mind I know it is
Not of my will to be so strong & independent,
It is what others have forced me to be.

Their deceitful ways, untruthfulness,
Their invidious remarks, & hatefulness has caused me to be
stronger, bolder, & the Brownness of my eyes resound my
overflowing Joy of triumph.

Oh the ways of society and the selfish things they may do.
Why it's so hurtful to some, but as I walk and my eyes say
Strength, my walk speaks pride, my presence states my
Glorious tide, it is then I turn back only once to thank society.

Some look forward & never back, but I find it rude not to
congratulate those who became the stepping-stones of my life.
And for my great success I must say,
Society has taught me well.

So to society, thank you.


Comments about Eyes Of Strength by Ashley Ormon

  • (2/6/2009 9:29:00 PM)

    Loved the poe, Although i would rather say Damn you society :) (Report)Reply

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  • (11/7/2008 7:05:00 PM)

    Strength, my walk speaks pride, my presence states my
    Glorious tide, it is then I turn back only once to thank society.
    great lines. we have lots to thank socity for they teach us so much.
    *Purkey Girl*
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  • (11/6/2008 5:11:00 PM)

    Very nice poem. Bring forth a lot of emotions and what is true in life that people don't acknowledge enough. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/19/2008 9:07:00 PM)

    Good poem, Ashley. Good to see you have good self esteem. It is an 8. (Report)Reply

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  • Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (10/16/2008 12:04:00 PM)

    find it rude not to
    congratulate those who became the stepping-stones of my life
    those lines are striking. Please reas some of mine and give your openion
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  • (10/15/2008 9:38:00 AM)

    nice...... people can really see the inside of u but of course there are people who only say nice things just to be polite (Report)Reply

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  • Jester's P (10/14/2008 6:36:00 PM)

    ...i do believe on the wisdom of 'the reality of illusion- the illusion of reality' meaning most of us are good at pleasing others just to be ok at least something possitive is sparking. yet to make it a reality let us say the truth with love to help others to see what and who really they are....
    your poem is a piece of cake that i would say 'i have to taste it for me to know its flavor'.

    thanks
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  • (10/13/2008 9:00:00 AM)

    I hear what you say and see wht it is (Report)Reply

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  • (10/13/2008 6:24:00 AM)

    Yes, sod them all, their insecurities fuel our self esteem, Have a look at my 'To die or not to Die'.Similar rage against ignorance. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/12/2008 1:18:00 PM)

    Its true..what you say. But sometimes it may be the opposite too, which is not so pleasant. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/12/2008 10:10:00 AM)

    Ashley,
    You have great depth and understanding and that is two ingredients necessary for writing meaningful poetry. Poetry does not have to conjure up beautiful images but it definitely has to MEAN something and most importantly it has to say something that touches someone. Even if it is only yourself. If it was something you just had to write or die trying. I liked your poem and I believe you have talent and should never stop writing.
    My regards
    Susan
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  • (10/10/2008 11:16:00 PM)

    Eyes of strength and heart of fire. I can sympathize with this one very much. Makes me want to write a poem on where my smirk came from. Well done, keep 'em coming! (Report)Reply

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  • (10/9/2008 4:45:00 PM)

    nice poem great ideas keep on writng (Report)Reply

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  • (10/9/2008 2:34:00 PM)

    BEAUTIFUL! ! ! ! Loved it you know you should get this poem published in Chicken soup for the teenage soul, i published some of my poems there. if you want more info e-mail me ok.

    Heaven
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  • (10/9/2008 1:27:00 AM)

    people who think my are good poems should read yours.
    that is REALLY good peom.
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  • (10/8/2008 1:15:00 PM)

    i always comment pomes sayin how i like them but this poem is really touching! ! ! i love it you should get it published to a book if possible.. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/7/2008 9:52:00 PM)

    Society, thank you for bringing this marvelous new poet to our eyes, hearts and minds. Ashley keep up the good work looking forward to reading more from you (Report)Reply

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  • (10/6/2008 11:16:00 PM)

    an exceptable poem, though not one of my favorites i enjoyed readin it. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/6/2008 8:41:00 PM)

    hm i read this very fast so i might k=not have gotten that righta way but it was desent (Report)Reply

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  • (10/6/2008 4:11:00 PM)

    I sort of get what you mean, people tell me that I'm strong, I just don't believe them. this is very well written. Loves it! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 5, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, October 5, 2008


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