Nosheen Irfan

Gold Star - 51,615 Points (Lahore, Pakistan)

Misfit - Poem by Nosheen Irfan

He hides in his turtle shell
Afraid to meet the world
To face the gaping eyes
To hear the intruding voice
His tongue refuses to speak
His mind works no more
In the company of empty souls
So he better shut up
In his house of solitude
Rather than act bizarre
And make a fool of himself
In the eyes of the ones
Who gauge you by looks
And pass a judgment on you
By the standard of their pettiness
For them, he is a no-body
Living inside the confines of reserve
Narrow and suffocating to death
Alone and burning in hell
For he cannot think like they do
He cannot flow with the stream
He cannot be them
He is a misfit as they say.

Topic(s) of this poem: alone


Comments about Misfit by Nosheen Irfan

  • Bri Edwards (1/26/2017 5:51:00 PM)


    you portrayal certainly fits with the definition i found online! !

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    mis·fit
    ˈmisˌfit/
    noun
    noun: misfit; plural noun: misfits

    a person whose behavior or attitude sets them apart from others in an uncomfortably conspicuous way.
    a motley collection of social misfits
    synonyms: nonconformist, eccentric, maverick, individualist, square peg in a round hole; informaloddball, odd duck, weirdo, freak, screwball
    they prided themselves on being the class misfits
    archaic
    something that does not fit or that fits badly.

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    quite unfortunate: the life of a misfit.

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (5/9/2016 6:43:00 AM)


    Living inside the confines of reserve! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/17/2016 12:53:00 PM)


    Nice poem with miniscule detail about being alone.............10+++++++++ (Report) Reply

  • Akshat Shukla (1/15/2016 10:32:00 AM)


    The poem zeroes in on a dilemma that haunts a vast majorty of the population; the clarity of your thought makes the poem very honest in its appeal. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 11, 2016



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