Uriah Hamilton

Honest Poem Of The Soul - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

I’m not old,
But I’ve still accumulated
A lifetime of mistakes.

I’m not mean,
But I’ve still failed
To learn
The art of kindness.

I’ve enjoyed sex,
But still have not yet
Truly made love
To a woman.

I’ve said prayers
In cathedrals and shrines,
But have not talked to God
In the quiet place
Of my heart.

I’ve gazed at words
On the written page,
Held dictionaries
In my hand,
But I’ve still not written
The honest poem
Of the soul.

Time slips away
And there are
Important things
I must still learn and do.

Comments about Honest Poem Of The Soul by Uriah Hamilton

  • (11/15/2007 5:52:00 PM)

    What the soul sometimes whispers, you have dared to bring to light. Genuine, heartbreaking, and very beautiful. Take care, my poet friend.

    Warm regards,


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  • Ray Lucero (11/8/2007 7:51:00 PM)

    Stark, honest, poignant and beautiful.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 8, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011

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