A Poem by Frank M Keller

The light did not shine today,

it did not break that ugly shade of gray.

the dark past consuming hope leaving behind regrets.

Giving all and nothing asked in return

every last heart beat

every last breath

every last thought


it was never enough.

never good enough

never the best

© 2011 Frank M Keller

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Something is disturbed here, but I don't know what it is. It's base context is a personal feeling, but there is no image attached to the feeling that you are trying to deliver. I think we need details about the 'it' of the poem, which I'm assuming might actually be a person, but even then I'm just left to assume what is going on. It feels like this is a topic that you do not know how to breach or that you are not ready to. You should never hold anything back in a poem for the readers sake or for the sake of being elusive.

Posted 7 Years Ago

This is sad, seems like there is no hope :( but it was a good read.

Please, feel free to read my stuff :)

Posted 7 Years Ago

good progression of thought and image I liked how you wove this poem together

Posted 7 Years Ago

oof. strong piece. really kicked me in the mouth. I like it.

Posted 7 Years Ago

nice piece :) keep up the good work

Posted 7 Years Ago

very good, well written, but a sad piece. mixed in it's smooth flow however, is a tinge of hope. Maybe tomorrow the sun will shine. There is always that for us writers.


I read your statement on your profile and said to myself "this person is gonna be good." You are. :)

Posted 7 Years Ago

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Added on January 11, 2011
Last Updated on January 11, 2011


Frank M Keller
Frank M Keller

A place I call the Gates of Hell!, FL

why do i have to explain my self to anyone or tell you who "ME" is. Do you take the time to notice or is it just a 5 second fantasy! more..

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A Poem by Frank M Keller

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