Stephanie van Oudtshoorn

Rookie (1 September 1986 / East London, South Africa)

The Thing Inside Me - Poem by Stephanie van Oudtshoorn

You are the thing inside me
The thing that hurts
The thing that cries
far below the surface you reside

You show no remorse
and have no guilt
Only this pain
the is always felt

You hide for a time
then it's easy to believe
you are gone
You at least can leave

Though you remain here always
forever hiding
forever hurting
Suracing to remind me you are there

Listen to this poem:

Comments about The Thing Inside Me by Stephanie van Oudtshoorn

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: believe, pain, time

Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 23, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]