Dominic Ewa


I Forgot To Love Myself - Poem by Dominic Ewa

The insatiable urge to make things work
The heavy heart that greeted me at dawn
The pain and agony of battles fought
All because I forgot to love myself.

Love is sweet, so they say
I misunderstood, loving everyone else
Hoping that I will be loved in return
So I forgot to love myself.

It could have continued all of life
But for a realisation of starving self
Crying out like a drowning soul.
Something was missing, I just didn't know “what”
Determined to find “what”, I dived within.
Nothing was missing; I forgot to love myself.

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Form: Sonnet


Comments about I Forgot To Love Myself by Dominic Ewa

  • Chinedu Dike (9/4/2015 11:57:00 PM)


    As the saying goes, Charity begins at home. I like the articulation and insight of the poem. A well articulated piece of poetry nicely penned with conviction. A lovely piece indeed. Thanks for sharing Dominic. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

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  • Fabrizio Frosini (8/28/2015 10:33:00 AM)


    yeah.. it happens.. LOVE is not a simple issue.. (Report) Reply

  • (8/27/2015 6:19:00 PM)


    Good presentation friend.. Stay blessed (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (8/27/2015 10:28:00 AM)


    Wonderful poem, Dominic. A message we should all take to heart (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 27, 2015



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