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Sometimes I DREAM

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Sometimes I DREAM

sometimes i dream 
of things that seem unnessesary
things i wish i had
and my heart pains at the joy i think..
i will posses if i acquire these
my mentality blinding that which i can really see
and my stubborn mind refusing to believe it
my purpose is fuelled by hope
the undying passion i have to succed
and the hunger to make my point clear
my hope
i cannae give in
for this is my LIFE
my reason for existence
the centre of what i am
i  refuse to believe i am free
for i AM trapped by who i am
enclosed by who i want to be
but not even free to become that
i refuse to say i am lucky
for i AM blessed
i disagree with those who shout i am lazy
for i have worked hard
i willnot recognize the  existence of my family for i cleary have none
my tears of sorrow
mean NOTHING to them
my endeavor
is just a tale told by all idiots such as i
they fit in,where they benefit
i shallnot say..i am perfect
or my life is, its not
i willnot fool myself to think..
i have friends i have mere acquantances
i cannot ignore the fact that i HAVE cried..
for i have tasted my own tears
i have felt pain
for my heart has ached
but BEST of all, i have laughed
i know the pleasure of joy
the fond presence of pride has accompanied me..
all my life
but the misery of life
and its challenges has always overshadowed it
i have learnt not to let pain rule my life
society might not care
i do....

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  1. Date: 3/10/2010 7:37:00 AM
    a gereat piece of writing, you took your heart out and smeared it on paper!!!! i like very much where it says ' i refuse to say am lucky for i am blessed' great keep it up.

  1. Date: 1/13/2010 8:59:00 AM
    thank you for taking time to read and comment on my poetry! :)

  1. Date: 10/5/2009 9:00:00 AM
    never let e pain rule your life and never let anyone make you believe you are lazy,i lovethis verse---my reason of existence,the centre of who i am-strong verse,im enjoying your writes--Charma

  1. Date: 9/17/2009 8:52:00 AM
    I enjoyed your poem today...Hope you find peace

  1. Date: 9/15/2009 9:03:00 AM
    fueled/succeed/center/it' in it is/acquaintances/ OK there's your spell check! BIG HUG! Excellent content in this verse...a good self would have a very profiund universal appeal if you did not use "I"...and worked in the present tense. Check soup mail for example! Light & Love PS I speak not a word of your countries native language YOU are very brave!

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 12:53:00 PM
    Christ will set you free my friend, you will feel in peace for the rest of your mortal days..thank you for the comments, God bless you. Diogenes

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 10:20:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry today Tumelo. Thank you for sharing. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 9:53:00 AM
    Good poetry. All the best.