Suraj Samtani

Rookie - 83 Points (Hong Kong)

Ignorance - Poem by Suraj Samtani

When we took our first breath,
did we ever think it would be a threat?

When we first spoke,
did we ever think we'd choke?

When we go on our first date,
thinking would she be our soul mate?

When we eventually tie the knot,
is she really the one we sought?

When we search for our dream job,
but did we think we would fob?

When we summon for separation,
will it end with a feeling of loneliness,
or perhaps solitariness?

When we are about to die,
will we ever think it'd take so long just to say good bye?

When we look back down,
will we ever see ourselves wearing this gown?

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Ignorance by Suraj Samtani

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?



Poem Submitted: Friday, August 4, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 21, 2010


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. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  9. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
[Report Error]