Mihaela Pirjol

I Could Be Dead, For I Do Not Feel... - Poem by Mihaela Pirjol

I could be dead, for I do not feel...
Life around, —it seems unreal!
I do exist, with eyes in observation:
Scenes displayed in acts duration;
Either expressed with sense of comedy,
To me no difference; as well as tragedy.

I preserve existence to its basic needs:
Survival—which with my essence feeds!
And day my day, I am dying more—more
Than already dead: —to be no more!
Living numb in my own slavery,
My final death welcome—an end to misery!

O, no! —I do not wish it! —do I?
I cannot leave with just a sigh!
Hope concealed is beneath the veil:
For how could I have lived my life in vain?
I have Control and Human Pride:
Ridiculous it is...although, —My Life!

Topic(s) of this poem: sadness, despair, life and death

Form: Sestet

Comments about I Could Be Dead, For I Do Not Feel... by Mihaela Pirjol

  • Dr Dillip K Swain (1/24/2018 3:01:00 AM)

    It's unique poem quite insightful! I quote, I could be dead for I do not feel...Life around it seems unreal/I do exist with eyes in observation/Scenes displayed in acts duration... Adorable style of penning....Full marks (Report) Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (5/31/2016 10:43:00 AM)

    Under veil! ! With the dreams ahead. Without giving up. Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 7, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, February 22, 2018

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