Broken

Demetrius Robbins 1983 (Pennsylvania)



One punch two punch, bones shattered
Like a life full of empty promises that didn't matter.
Broken wings that won't fly
Dispirited moments of no reasons why.
Like a captive exile hastened to be free
Like a self enrolled prisoner given no hesitation to be free.
Broken glass spreads the ground
Heavy chains and spares keeps me down.
Emprisoned in the mind of guilt and hate
Embodied by anger and intimate fate.
Alone by the actual vision of sight
Surrounded by demons in the hell of night.

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My life is broken

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Written on December 27, 2022

Submitted by demetri24 on December 27, 2022

Modified on March 15, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCCDDEFGGHH
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 490
Words 93
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 12

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2 Comments
  • ssong
    Wow, I like your poem. Sorry to hear about your life.
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • teril
    Your poem is strong and vivid. Effective. Hurts my heart.
    LikeReply1 year ago

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