Explore Poems GO!

Shame

Rating: 3.6
It is a cramped little state with no foreign policy,
Save to be thought inoffensive. The grammar of the language
Has never been fathomed, owing to the national habit
Of allowing each sentence to trail off in confusion.
Those who have visited Scusi, the capital city,
Report that the railway-route from Schuldig passes
Through country best described as unrelieved.
Sheep are the national product. The faint inscription
Over the city gates may perhaps be rendered,
"I'm afraid you won't find much of interest here."
Census-reports which give the population
Read More
READ THIS POEM IN OTHER LANGUAGES
COMMENTS
Kenneth Maswabi 07 January 2021
Very beautifully composed and excellent use of words...amazing
0 0 Reply
Freni Karaluthara 07 January 2021
Good poem! congratulations1
0 0 Reply
Deluke Muwanigwa 07 January 2021
Reads a tad like my Zim. Hmmmm. Good one.
0 0 Reply
Kingsley Egbukole 07 January 2020
Beautifully composed and interesting reading.
0 0 Reply
Mountain Man 07 January 2020
An excellent poem...
0 2 Reply
The pain of a patriot!
1 0 Reply
Dr Antony Theodore 07 January 2020
Will stun the foe by their overwhelming submission, Corrupt the generals, infiltrate the staff, Usurp the throne, proclaim themselves to be sun-gods, And bring about the collapse of the whole empire... very good poem indeed. tony
1 0 Reply
Dr Antony Theodore 07 January 2019
A very fine poem indeed. tony
0 1 Reply
Anil Kumar Panda 07 January 2019
The country is going through a sad and rough patch. Thanks for sharing.
0 0 Reply
Prabir Gayen 07 January 2019
Very beautiful poem with fantastic diction....../////
0 0 Reply

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

5/14/2021 6:22:45 PM # 1.0.0.578