Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places

Quote of the Day

Quote Left"The harder you work, the luckier you get."Quote Right

by Gary Player

  |  Comment

I WANT TO CRY

Omo Faith Oshodin Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled I WANT TO CRY which was written by poet Omo Faith Oshodin. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Omo Faith Oshodin

Best Omo Faith Oshodin Poems

+ Fav Poet

I WANT TO CRY

I WANT TO CRY
Shreds of a broken life
Pieces unfulfilled
A genius unknown
Destined to be alone
Do we cry? 
Tears have been shed
Do we grieve?
Grief is the reality
Sadness lurks 
Behind the cheery façade

Joy is a dream unfulfilled
Loneliness; a permanent companion

Eyes brimming with unshed tears
As the soul weeps with abandon

A square peg in a round hole
Never complete, never whole

Just plodding through 
Wading through life

I want to cry 

I really want to weep

Perhaps my soul will be unburdened
Freed from the pain of suppression

Please help me cry;

These unshed tears are a burden
Should I pierce my eyes with nails?

So perhaps I can bleed tears?

I want to cry….

          I want to cry….

                    I want to cry

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 7/27/2011 5:24:00 PM
    I am really pleased reading this beautiful work. This is a very nice and beautiful poem. I am also Nigerian and I am indeed proud of you and your work. Keep the flag flying.

  1. Date: 7/17/2011 5:22:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Omo. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Read and comment on their's and they will return in kind. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love and blessing always, Carol