Thomas Plotz

Self Defamation (Dark) - Poem by Thomas Plotz

There were young men, family
Climbing on the waterfall

I was standing tall, high above the canyon's edge

Then I called out to them
Will you catch me if I fall

But they sat their, and said nothing
Just watching to see if I would do it

Throw myself over the parapet

Seeing if I would commit
To this deadly act of self defamation
Damaging the good words of who I am

Then I slowly turned, and...

T. Plotz
NOV 21 2015

Topic(s) of this poem: anger, dark, falling

Poet's Notes about The Poem

It was disturbing not to get a response from a love one, I don't know, maybe they couldn't hear the question; over the sound, of falling water. I do love my Family and me.

Comments about Self Defamation (Dark) by Thomas Plotz

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/22/2015 12:04:00 PM)

    And this happens at time, when u feel something and u wish to convey and message is not delivered the way you think then it is but natural to react in anger and frustration, Nice poem on this subject....10++ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 21, 2015

Poem Edited: Sunday, November 22, 2015

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