Devon McElveen

Rookie - 0 Points (April 3,1993 / Norwalk, CT)

Might I See My End? - Poem by Devon McElveen

I can finally see my end…
Are those words a man should speak?
Should a man know the date of his demise
Or how his body would suffer?

If one would know,
Would that not prompt premature death
By the exact man who owns that life?
Would he consider the consequences?
The possible sadness he would leave?
The minds he might scar?

His children…

How could he not see their tears,
The anguish he might cause?
The marred life they would live
Without their dear father
Would be such a heavy chore.
Wouldn’t those children yearn-

To join their father?

How selfish you are! !
To end your own life so easily
Just because you are troubled!
Doing what is best for a life
By destroying it? !
How foolish…

You think you have it figured out
But not one person knows,
What awaits you after you have performed a deed
That many frown upon…

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Might I See My End? by Devon McElveen

  • (12/17/2011 12:20:00 AM)


    WOW that was intesne and amazing great job (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »



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, December 16, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 17, 2011


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. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]