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echoes

echoes bouncing off of bone
simple, complex, good or bad
don't consider, won't condone
and speak
     aloud
          alone.

paltry, partial, pundit, known
whatever can be had
no weaknesses; no mercy shown
just shout
     aloud
          alone.

a bully pulpit, guilded throne
silly, stupid, sad,
opinion from the glitter dome
they scream
     aloud
          alone.

intelligence is born alone
of truth? Well, truth is sad
echoes bouncing off of bone
will cry
     aloud
          alone.

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  1. Date: 2/3/2011 4:39:00 PM
    wonderful free verse, and the page layout reinforces the thought process, one thing I have learned, the extent to which you are alone is up to you ;) GO find some company! 7 Thanks for your sweet comments on my verse! Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/30/2010 7:09:00 AM
    I can feel the echo through your verse!Wonderful!Celene!

  1. Date: 9/29/2010 8:14:00 PM
    So much truth in every line Wayne... always enjoy your poetry and I must say (and I usually don't do this) but your entry for my contest is absolutely wonderful luv... thankxxx for your support and interesting write ...

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 9:01:00 PM
    excellent final stanza: truth is sad! and the image of echoes bouncing off bone. nice imagery, Wayne. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 2:21:00 PM
    I like the presentation and the words. Thank you for your comments on my poem. Love, joyce

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 1:22:00 PM
    The truth "echoes" off the bones because people don't want to believe it, Wayne. Especially, words that come harshly from the "bully pulpit or guilded throne." But more often than not, those words are not true. Very thought-provoking poem! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 12:55:00 PM
    We absorb only what we want to hear -- some of it is truth and some of it is lies. It's too bad we often can't differentiate and keep the echoes from "bouncing off of bone." Cool write, Wayne!

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 9:25:00 AM
    A pleasure to read your creative poetry today Wayne. I am hoping you have a wonderful week filled with inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 7:17:00 AM
    IMPRESSIVE AND FEARLESS LOVE YOUR POEM~SKAT

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 7:13:00 AM
    Well done Wayne, deep enjoyed your poem,..p.d.

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 5:03:00 AM
    Well expressed thoughts on echoes, Wayne