kipsang kerich

Rookie - 2 Points (1982 june 5th / bomet, kenya)

Kivukiland - Poem by kipsang kerich

'twas painful the loss,
so unfathomable the pain.
was like a hole deep inside just deepen,
and no amount of tears
and no amount of talk
could assuage, this burden of loss.

had been a long time coming,
every minute past, like the one lived before-
waiting, in fear,
of what was so sure to come.
Still the heart, believing as it does-
refused to accept, that which was sure will come.

And now I sit,
In this cold and lonely hotel room,
grieving so heavy-
a loss like none other told:
sad day loosing
My KIVUKILAND.

Topic(s) of this poem: loss

Form: Riddle


Poet's Notes about The Poem

MY PET PASSED ON.24.2.2016. A sad and painfull loss of my Kivukiland, my lovely dog. This is a poem about grief and loss

Comments about Kivukiland by kipsang kerich

  • Kipsang Kerich (2/24/2016 1:58:00 PM)


    Still, there is a fundamental question- How do we handle grieve and loss as human beings (Report) Reply

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  • Kipsang Kerich (2/24/2016 1:10:00 PM)


    I felt distraught. no amount of consolation of self could drive the pain away. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 24, 2016



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