chantelle ribeiro

Rookie (1970/10/07 / South Africa - Johannesburg)

Valley Of Defeat - Poem by chantelle ribeiro

Your aura black
The darkest night cannot compare
Your eyes a mess
Their beauty dulled by your despair
Fear consumes you
Eating you alive
Your spirit damaged beyond repair
by countless lies
I hear you sigh for the hundredth time

Get up!
Let Me help you
find your way!
Be your Light...

But still you ignore Him
you step back into the shadows
Once again
Somewhere a bell tolls
Thunder growls ominously
As you pass through the gates of no return
As lightening lights up your dark world
For a second I catch one last glimpse:
A lonesome figure
Hunched shoulders
Ancient looking
Dragging feet
Head bowed
Heading for the edge of hopelessness
For the Valley of defeat...

Comments about Valley Of Defeat by chantelle ribeiro

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?

Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 22, 2011

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 22, 2011

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. 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]