Kathlene Ann


Human Frailty, I Cannot Overcome It - Poem by Kathlene Ann

So weak.
I don't understand.
My mind is clear,
I know where I stand.

Logic and reasoning rule my world,
Yet I am too weak to follow.
I know what I should do; must do,
But i cannot defeat my greatest foe.

Fear. I recognize it's constraints.
I understand it and its origins,
But I cannot help deeming them insignificant on a universal scale.
And so it the cycle begins.

I begin to hate myself;
Hate my lack of self-control.
I hate others too,
For their weaknesses,
Which I see clearly and mock critically,
Reflect my own patheticness.

My mind cannot govern me,
I cannot help but be disgusted,
Must emotion so thoroughly rule my life?


Comments about Human Frailty, I Cannot Overcome It by Kathlene Ann

  • (1/13/2008 11:37:00 PM)


    ....................like Fred Babbin said, give it time Kath (Report) Reply

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  • (1/5/2008 1:44:00 PM)


    Wait a few years. And get experience. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 26, 2007



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