Ojok Isaac

Silver Star - 3,834 Points (30 August 1997 / Lira Uganda)

The Handkerchief And Tears - Poem by Ojok Isaac

Rest! Rest! And I rest
Cry! Cry! And I cry
Whatever happens to you
Is directed towards me

You cry...you make me sad
So I cry too, to wipe your tears
I absorb your pain in my heart
And pretend I'm alright when wet

And now that I'm old
You kept no room for me
You like the new handkerchief
You forget me...
You sack me...
You drop me...

I'm not jealous
Not even blessed to curse a man
But I know you will
One day cry again
And here I'd be waiting
To wipe your tears my love

Topic(s) of this poem: life, love, pain


Comments about The Handkerchief And Tears by Ojok Isaac

  • Chinedu DikeChinedu Dike (11/24/2019 10:25:00 AM)

    Really a poignant rendition set aside for honest reflection. An insightful creation written with clarity of thought and mind. Thanks for sharing and do remain enriched. (Report)Reply

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  • Jessica Ramsey (1/17/2019 6:37:00 AM)

    What a splendid poem...truely people tend to leave us after we have given help....a 10++++++++ (Report)Reply

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  • Ojok IsaacOjok Isaac (1/11/2019 7:08:00 AM)

    Thanks for your comment poet Brian Mawadri (Report)Reply

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  • Brian MawadriBrian Mawadri (1/10/2019 9:48:00 PM)

    Great poem thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Ojok IsaacOjok Isaac (1/9/2019 2:34:00 PM)

    Thank you poet Tom Allport.....your commemt means alot to me (Report)Reply

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  • Tom Allport (1/7/2019 2:48:00 PM)

    A wonderful poem full of empathy and understanding? .....well penned (Report)Reply

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  • Ojok IsaacOjok Isaac (1/5/2019 9:13:00 AM)

    Gio thanks for your comment (Report)Reply

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  • Gio MasseratiGio Masserati (1/5/2019 6:16:00 AM)

    Ojok Isaac, Such tenderness shown in your sweetly, sad poem...like the allegory of the hankie. A keeper! Thanks! Gio (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 5, 2019



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