Darby Holmes

What Does It Mean? - Poem by Darby Holmes

What does it mean?
A question so contagious
Scrawled across pages
Since the Middle Ages

What does it mean?
No-one really knows
Lost in the snows
And sung by the crows

What does it mean?
Why do you ask?
It is quite a task
To answer so fast

What does it mean?
Such is life
A man and his wife
Deep in strife

What does it mean?
A desperate soul asks
Hiding beneath a mask
And drowning in a cask

What does it mean?
It cannot be answered
As elegant as a dancer
And terrible as a cancer

What does it mean?
You say you know
But you stay in tow
Tongue tied like a bow

What does it mean?
We may never find out
For life’s endless drought
Is packed full of doubt

Topic(s) of this poem: deep, emotion, emotions, life, life and death, question, questions

Comments about What Does It Mean? by Darby Holmes

  • (9/10/2015 1:43:00 AM)

    A truely inspirational story of heart ache, blasphemy and prejudice. (Report) Reply

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  • (9/9/2015 10:47:00 PM)

    love it, great depth and is superior to other poems read pre (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 10, 2015

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