Gary Scott Gebert

Rookie (05/31/62 / Milwaukee, WI)

Hollow - Poem by Gary Scott Gebert

Some assume he is strong
a beast with cunning and alacrity
He is looked to for guidance
a pillar, which can hold the burden

When in uncertainty he has the reply
all need to feel his assurance
In time of danger a barricade
they congregate to be beneath his shadow

Like an eagle soaring
above them all he seems to be
His eyes stabbing their heart
a critic self appointed with their consent

Into the dark they pursue
hands extended feeling for security
Until the dawn they wait
for him to guide them upon the path

But if you look deep into his reflection
stare into his resolute gaze
You will find him hollow
Just like you and I

Comments about Hollow by Gary Scott Gebert

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: dark, time, heart

Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 26, 2005

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]