Dan Brown

Rookie - 62 Points (20.02.1988 / Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK)

Lost - Poem by Dan Brown

Lost in a world, that scares me to death,
Lost in a crowd, I'm losing my breath.
Lost as a boy, lost as a man,
I need to grow up, don't think I can.

Lost as a person, can't find my way.
Lost in life, every day.
Lost in worry, who am I?
All my life, I've lived a lie.

Lost to kindness, lost to love,
Lost in a sky, like a new-born dove.
Lost in thought, which I shouldn't do,
It winds me up, I can’t get through.

Lost to comfort, all kind words,
Lost to advice, it isn't heard.
Lost to those who really care,
All these people, always there.

Lost in me, I need a break,
Lost in wonder, which road to take?
Lost in a place I don't know well,
Where are you now? There's no one to tell.

Lost here, all alone,
Lost apart from the mobile phone.
Lost still, there are no calls.
I'm struggling alone, to break these walls.

Lost in mind, lost in soul,
Lost memories, they're just a hole.
Lost family, lost mate,
Gone now, yet I'm full of hate.

Lost in a straight world, and I am gay,
Lost now, for what to say,
Lost in boredom, think I'll leave.
There's a lot in life I need to achieve.


Comments about Lost by Dan Brown

  • Adeeb Alfateh (6/13/2019 1:52:00 AM)

    Lost in a straight world, and I am gay,
    Lost now, for what to say,
    Lost in boredom, think I'll leave.
    There's a lot in life I need to achieve.

    great poem; for such a great 10+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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  • Marvin Tordillos (3/28/2019 4:38:00 AM)

    all the lost feelings I felt it here :) (Report)Reply

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  • (7/11/2018 10:35:00 AM)

    beautiful poem that got me emotional... even though I am female I understand where you are coming from...
    for I live a non-straight life... but your poem has spoken to me...in ways I needed
    keep writing
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  • Lungelo S Mbuyazi (6/27/2018 7:39:00 AM)

    An emotional sad feelings filled poem...leaves a reader with a lot to talk about.10++++ (Report)Reply

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  • (6/1/2018 6:16:00 AM)

    Butt you (Report)Reply

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  • (12/4/2017 7:35:00 AM)

    i can totally relate to this, but i believe we all find our way in the end (Report)Reply

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  • Cheryl Tutaan (6/26/2017 10:28:00 AM)

    Where are you now? ...That is always also my question...Very deeply portrayed...I do salute your courage and openess! A big 10 for you, Dan...you can also visit my Shattered. Thanks, Cheryl (Report)Reply

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  • (2/21/2017 5:20:00 PM)

    a very sad and emotionally charged poem with a knowing ending? (Report)Reply

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  • Rebecca Navarre (10/13/2016 10:40:00 PM)

    Outstanding! ! ! Poem! So Moving! So Deeply Heart Touching! ! ! Thank You so much for sharing this write! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Raiven Moore (8/25/2016 8:04:00 AM)

    it's low tone draws out my compassionate side but, the end tells me they don't stay down for long as they still hve the spark of grit and will inside of them. May their rise be quicker than the fall (Report)Reply

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  • Howard The Motivational Poet Simon (4/8/2016 9:10:00 PM)

    Loaded with looseness is this creative, candid and compelling composition! (Report)Reply

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  • Tracy Craighead (2/26/2016 1:25:00 AM)

    Beautiful, I hate that there is so much sadness, I just want to give you a hug.. but the strength is in the struggle and in Your ability to verbalize and identify your feelings. Such a beautiful poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Adele Connolly (5/31/2015 4:58:00 AM)

    lovely but very sad.. very good with words and expressing yourself i like it alot. (Report)Reply

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  • Panmelys Panmelys (3/28/2015 4:36:00 AM)

    Fluid movement - nice rhythm - one is glad to arrive at the end stanza which clinches the poetic passion and overrides the man's deception. Perhaps it could be called a poem of Hope. Nice work. Panmelys (Report)Reply

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  • Takondwa Hauya (12/3/2014 2:09:00 AM)

    This is really great.. kudos! (Report)Reply

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  • Emily Wallace (2/17/2010 12:06:00 PM)

    this is a super good poem (Report)Reply

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  • Sathyanarayana M V S (6/17/2008 3:20:00 AM)

    The more desperate u are, more hopeful u become....nice write up (Report)Reply

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  • (2/5/2008 8:49:00 PM)

    great poem, keep writing (Report)Reply

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  • (2/4/2008 8:32:00 AM)

    This is my favourite line:
    'Lost as a boy, lost as a man, '
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  • (1/26/2008 9:29:00 AM)

    wow that brought a tear to my eye thats were i am lost and looking for a way out beautiful (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 4, 2006



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