Criscentia Jessica Setiadi


Losing It - Poem by Criscentia Jessica Setiadi

I no longer am the truth
They have been taking my youth
All the burdens and thoughts
All the miseries I sought

The greater the amount
The better was I bound
By the fake glory
Sinking all my worries

Soon emerge, I know
You reap what you sow
Yet before, I would've run
Under the flowers, under the sun


Poet's Notes about The Poem

I wrote this peom just 3 days after my 25th birthday. I realized how I wanted a new kind of life, a new story. Yet, something I've got to leave behind in order to follow the new path. My body clock is ticking, I need to make a quick decision.

Comments about Losing It by Criscentia Jessica Setiadi

  • Criscentia Jessica Setiadi (6/20/2013 2:50:00 AM)


    Thank you so much, Gajanan & Jim. Your comments have encouraged my to keep on writing :) (Report) Reply

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  • (6/19/2013 6:48:00 AM)


    I like the style of this poem; with a limited number of words you could create a universal theme applicable for every human being. Your rhyme scheme is a mazing. (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra (6/19/2013 12:10:00 AM)


    Thanks, good write, I like it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 19, 2013


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