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Stranger

Stranger

A Poem by Kumala
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This is a poem I wrote when I was around 15 after my parents got divorced. I never had a close relationship with my dad anyway but the divorce and the fact he worked away didn't help the situation.

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Stranger.

 

 

There is a stranger in the crowd

Standing there, looking proud

 

I am feeling lots of fear

Down my cheek runs a tear

 

I try to wipe it with my hand

But in the crowd, he still stands

 

I stand up tall and be brave

As I give him a little wave

 

Sometimes this stranger drives me mad

There’s lots of stuff I have not had

 

He never has been there for me

Even when I really plea

 

I don’t think he even cares

He just stands there and stares

 

Is it that I’m too bad?

He always makes me feel so sad

 

Next time I’m not going to stay

I’m just going to walk away.


© 2017 Kumala



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that was a good writing you are really good.

Posted 6 Months Ago


A good write about resolve and facing one's fears - strong message well delivered in a very smooth flow Kumala.
Good job!

Posted 9 Months Ago


Kumala

9 Months Ago

Thank you for taking the time to read.
you have talent that's for sure, i enjoyed reading!

Posted 9 Months Ago


Kumala

9 Months Ago

Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed it.
I can barely find words to describe how this created a resonance within me, touching really.

Nice writing, and the rhymes almost made me read it as if it were a rap lol

Posted 9 Months Ago


Kumala

9 Months Ago

Your comment really put a smile on my face. Thank you so much.
LightDarkMask

9 Months Ago

No need to thank friend, your skill is there and deserves to be praised, your story is one of sadnes.. read more
Kumala

9 Months Ago

Seriously the confidence boost I needed. Thanks

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Added on January 23, 2017
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Kumala
Kumala

Glasgow, United Kingdom



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