Driss Ezzireg

Me, Ridiculous Me - Poem by Driss Ezzireg

Me thinks I a nightingale's light verse;
I think me heaven's despicable curse.
Me, Ridiculous me.
Me thinks I a high-heels walk;
I think me a dummy's talk.
Me, Ridiculous me.
Me thinks I a peacock's parade;
I think me love's lost serenade.
Me, Ridiculous me.
Me thinks I a breath of the sleeping whale;
I think me a stroke of the horse's tail.
Me, ridiculous me.
Me thinks I a drop of the morning dew;
I think me part of the ship's crew.
Me, Ridiculous me.
Me thinks I a pearl in the falcon's eye;
I think me a dying man's sigh.
Me, Ridiculous me. Me and I
can see it coming....
The finale!

Topic(s) of this poem: vanity

Form: Blank Verse

Poet's Notes about The Poem

A person's dual struggle with vanity and humility.

Comments about Me, Ridiculous Me by Driss Ezzireg

  • Abderrahmane Dakir (12/30/2015 5:51:00 AM)

    Nice poem. Thank you for sharing this outstanding poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Dr.tony Brahmin (12/3/2015 2:35:00 PM)

    Me, Ridiculous me ... just repeating it and comparing with so many ideas that come along. i smiled at the end when i finished reading. very nice poem. thanky ou very much. tony (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 3, 2015

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 2, 2016

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