Kelvin Owusu

Rookie - 134 Points (15-10-1988 / Ghana)

Suicidal Lies - Poem by Kelvin Owusu

I Said hi when I meant goodbye
It's not a lie, not do I lie, just a rare truth
Is not even that I like it when you cry
Just an uncontrolled smile

You hurt, I create
You suspect, I evade
You react, I sustain
You walk, I reclaim

Left you hanging,
A noose round the neck
A river flow, blood red
Joys torment,
A gentle push
Cliff dive


Comments about Suicidal Lies by Kelvin Owusu

  • Elizabeth Padillo Olesen (11/6/2014 3:31:00 PM)

    This is a moving one, written with passion. Keep on posting and do not give up. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/9/2014 9:55:00 PM)

    when you cry I smile,
    when you ask I retract,
    when you hug I am idle,

    the last stanza is poetically sad and true...that is what we are doing to other human being....
    well done dear Kelvin Owusu..keep it up..
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  • (9/9/2014 8:35:00 PM)

    Congrats! Loved reading this poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Terry Craddock (9/9/2014 5:12:00 PM)

    The last stanza soars before leap fatal, insightful and intriguing. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/9/2014 4:57:00 PM)

    ............congratulations....I really like how you wrote this one....especially the second stanza.... (Report)Reply

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  • Lyn Paul (9/9/2014 7:57:00 AM)

    So open, so raw and unknown. The thinking begins.. Thank You Kevin (Report)Reply

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  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/9/2014 3:23:00 AM)

    Profound...lovely and congrats for the day selection (Report)Reply

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  • Akhtar Jawad (9/9/2014 2:28:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem, a well deserved selection of poem of the day. (Report)Reply

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  • Pranab K Chakraborty (9/9/2014 1:15:00 AM)

    Excellent the expression to illustrate the truth. Unique indeed. (Report)Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (9/9/2014 1:08:00 AM)

    Craftily created. A lovely piece. Keep it up and thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/9/2013 11:03:00 PM)

    The juxtaposition of ideas here is quite riveting.
    Go Ghana.
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  • Babatunde Aremu (9/9/2013 8:04:00 PM)

    Nice poem. However this is subject to different interpretation by the raeders (Report)Reply

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  • Hunter Hunters (9/9/2012 11:42:00 AM)

    Owusu, ur poem is just true, I like it. If u don't mine take a trip true my poems (the fluke, break up, faith ect) (Report)Reply

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  • Indranil Bhaduri (9/9/2012 8:16:00 AM)

    Mindblowing...Superb poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Sunny Rose (9/6/2012 9:30:00 AM)

    the title already captivated me wow what a poem (Report)Reply

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  • Justice Clarke (8/30/2012 6:04:00 PM)

    Powerful and full of great depth (Report)Reply

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  • Stevie Taite (8/28/2012 1:56:00 AM)

    A guilty love of holding power over someone who has lost self worth. The attraction to someone that for some reason you feel ashamed of, (like a natzi over a Jew but not quite thet extreme) That is what I get from this interesting read. (Report)Reply

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  • Elizabeth Padillo Olesen (8/27/2012 2:30:00 PM)

    This is one piece which I need to reread to get the gist of the whole thing. I am going out and I will reread this when I come back. Take care. You are really productive with three entries at one time. Great creations. (Report)Reply

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  • (8/27/2012 2:17:00 PM)

    Sad poem but I like it. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 27, 2012



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