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Silver spoon

Born with a silver spoon
In his mouth
But it's rusted now
By the heroin flame
A world of possibilities
Washed away by pain

The blue blood
In his veins
Is polluted by junk
After taking the step up
From smoking skunk

Just another junkie 

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  1. Date: 10/4/2009 1:09:00 PM
    Congrats!! Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 9/26/2009 11:43:00 AM
    Kevin, I just wanted to drop by and add--Congratulations on making it through the first round in the contest. Good luck in the finals! Karen

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 12:10:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem making it through the first round.Wishing you the best in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/23/2009 3:52:00 PM
    Amazing piece, Kevin! Congratulations on your feature this week! Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/23/2009 2:34:00 AM

  1. Date: 9/22/2009 7:51:00 PM
    Kevin, congrats on your feature this week...Raul

  1. Date: 9/22/2009 6:36:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poetry being featured this week Kevin >>James

  1. Date: 9/21/2009 6:14:00 AM
    Hmm, this is so sad to read yet it points to the truth...Congrats on your poetry being featured this week… please keep writing… great you Kevin! Adeleke

  1. Date: 9/21/2009 3:22:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Kevin. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/20/2009 6:18:00 PM
    So sad--so hard to understand. Unfortunately, too often true. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Wishing you ongoing success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 7/21/2009 2:54:00 PM
    Wow! Great write! I was expecting somethhing totally different.

  1. Date: 3/11/2009 1:03:00 PM
    Powerful poem Kevin, one for my fav's. Great use of imagery...Raul

  1. Date: 2/19/2009 3:42:00 AM
    The only movie I saw of Gibson was soul of the game.

  1. Date: 2/18/2009 6:18:00 AM
    Kevin I am putting this in is so good and I felt I missed some of the beauty the first time around..The entire second stanza is amazing. I look forward to reading more of your work.

  1. Date: 2/18/2009 5:58:00 AM
    Wow..strong piece of poetry my friend...great imagery..silver spoon now rusty..another junkie this.