Below is the poem entitled Crestfallen which was written by poet
Stravinsky. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Yesterday's studying lies in await. Glancing over my notes revealed decisions were
made on a certain date.
Feeling helpless caused me to realize that no matter what I do, I could not change
things for the moment.
Today was the appearance. It was too late. These past several months led me into
a battle of words causing my participation in literary fighting. The decision was
So, the shocking words did not hit me like a bolt of lightning.
Although it was tough, I faced all my foes like a soldier.
Demeanor hard as a rock, still as a statue, and strong as a boulder. No longer a
No one for me to trust to even cry on their shoulder. I guess those are a few
examples of maturity and getting older.
The unanimous decision was unconsciously expected, leaving my attitude solemn.
However, upon exiting the building my whole world fell apart, leaving me crestfallen.