Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership


jan oskar hansen Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled misunderstanding which was written by poet jan oskar hansen. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by jan oskar hansen

Best Jan Oskar Hansen Poems

+ Fav Poet


The Misunderstanding 

The doctor at the hospital told him grim news,
he hadn´t long to live. Outside the day looked
brighter than before what he had noticed 
he now saw and deeply regretted his blindness. 
Bought a packet of cigarettes, and since he was 
dying anyway health didn´t matter anymore. 
In a shop he bought a silk rope, long and strong, 
he always liked silk it was so soft on the touch.
Home he made a noose, put it around his neck 
climbed up on a table and fastened the rope to
a roof beam. The mobile phone rang, it was 
the doctor who was sorry, there had been a mix 
up with the papers, he was not going to die after 
all, elated he jumped off the table and….

Copyright © jan oskar hansen

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 4/30/2013 6:36:00 AM
    Very good poem. Great read.

    hansen Avatar jan oskar hansen
    Date: 4/30/2013 7:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Mattew
  1. Date: 4/23/2013 7:15:00 AM
    Nothing to do but laugh till the sheep come home. I hope you don't mind my smart-aleck comments. love, Kathy

    hansen Avatar jan oskar hansen
    Date: 4/24/2013 4:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    not at all my dear