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

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Stymied at the cross roads
choices left to be made,
past succumbed to rot and erode
stifled by a loss in trade.
A trickle left in amble
as climates seem to change,
movements toward a scramble
a time to evolve and interchange.

Sins of others selling soul
scurry power to a slower pace
slum-dogs roam out of control
to fill the vacuum and the space.

A slain shroud of refined mystery
confined pages of a mono history!

Copyright © Gerald Webb

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  1. Date: 7/20/2011 5:49:00 PM
    Gerald hope you are doing good....I like you poem. What is a slum dog?

  1. Date: 7/20/2011 5:28:00 PM
    This is very difficult to read, and that's not necessarily a good thing, but I think I get what you're trying to say.

  1. Date: 7/20/2011 5:12:00 PM
    a thoughtful piece...light and love