Shirley K.W. Ka

Rookie (22 January 1989 / Hong Kong)

Water - Poem by Shirley K.W. Ka

A common matter in daily use,
A familiar touch in caress.
Seldom preferred when choices emerge,
to sooth and hydrate my thirst.
I never treasured you like a pot of gold,
Or valued your presence's worth.

Yet if one day you should disappear,
All of living shall be doomed.
Life would be dry,
Hopeless,
Meaningless,
Without you, I'd surely die.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Water by Shirley K.W. Ka

  • (11/11/2007 3:52:00 PM)


    We take some things for granted, even those which are needed to sustain life. A nice read, Shirley.

    Love, Fran xx
    (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »



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, November 11, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 24, 2011


[Report Error]