Frederick Kesner

Bronze Star - 2,121 Points (28 August / St. Thomas University Hospital)

One Child - Poem by Frederick Kesner

Child of the outside
on the inside
one foot out
one foot in
never belonging
never apart

Child of the inside
on the outside
one foot in
one foot out
never apart
never belonging

Child of both sides
on neither side
both feet out
both feet in
never apart
never a part

Heart & soul divided
Mind & hands confused
Ears & nose demanding
Eyes & tongue confiding
Child of both
Child of none

an older piece retrieved from the 'attic'


Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Free Verse

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 4, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

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