Maddi Eden

Rookie (August 1st 1980 / London)

The Way Your Stomach Turns - Poem by Maddi Eden

everyone knows what i'm talking about.
when your stomach flips, inside.
come on, don't pretend you don't know.

it's when you remember you've left your keys inside the house
or when you don't get the job
or even, when your phone rings and you know it might be him.

it's when you realise you have an enemy
or when you're stabbed in the back
or perhaps, it's when you're so happy you feel you could die.

funny, isn't it? the way your stomach turns.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about The Way Your Stomach Turns by Maddi Eden

There is no comment submitted by members..

Langston Hughes

Dreams



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?



Poem Submitted: Friday, September 29, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 28, 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. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  9. Television
    Roald Dahl
  10. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
[Report Error]