Uriah Hamilton


Sadness In Every Direction - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

With tears forming gentle streams,
I fear that life
Is nothing but ugly puddles
In the broken beer-bottle night,
That the stars
Will fade and fail to shine,
That the faces
Of everyone I love
Will grow as dark
And lonely as mine.

I hear little birds
Singing songs
In a fragile ecological world
Unsafe and dying.

And does God
Hear the numerous prayers I pray
For a wounded young girl
Who doesn’t comprehend
Just how tightly and tenderly
She needs to be held?


Comments about Sadness In Every Direction by Uriah Hamilton

  • (5/25/2005 8:06:00 AM)

    This is a beautiful poem. Sad and touching. Good job Uriah. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/25/2005 7:51:00 AM)

    Beautifully sad poem. Very moving. sincerely, Mary (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 25, 2005



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