chelle santos


Someday - Poem by chelle santos

someday when i'm older,
i will know how to write,
to draw pictures with my words
of days that were once bright.

someday when i am older,
i will give up my views,
learn to sit on the couch,
and accept the evening news.

someday when i am older,
i will no longer see,
what ifs, unknown futures,
and our possibilities.

someday when i am older,
i will learn how to fly,
to let go of these matters
and to peacefully die.


Comments about Someday by chelle santos

  • (1/5/2005 6:04:00 PM)

    I feel the bitter emotion. And a longing for change. Maybe an escape from something in the present. Your poetry is very honest.
    -war
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  • (1/3/2005 8:23:00 PM)

    Bitter, kinda edgy. Clunky rhythm, but over all decent, (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 3, 2005



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