Poetry Forum Areas

Introduce Yourself

New to PoetrySoup? Introduce yourself here. Tell us something about yourself.

Looking for a Poem

Can't find a poem you've read before? Looking for a poem for a special person or an occasion? Ask other member for help.

Writing Poetry

Ways to improve your poetry. Post your techniques, tips, and creative ideas how to write better.

High Critique

For poets who want unrestricted constructive criticism. This is NOT a vanity workshop. If you do not want your poem seriously critiqued, do not post here. Constructive criticism only. PLEASE Only Post One Poem a Day!!!

How do I...?

Ask PoetrySoup Members how to do something or find something on PoetrySoup.



You have an ad blocker! We understand, but...

PoetrySoup is a small privately owned website. Our means of support comes from advertising revenue. We want to keep PoetrySoup alive, make it better, and keep it free. Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on PoetrySoup. See how to enable ads while keeping your ad blocker active. Also, did you know you can become a PoetrySoup Lifetime Premium Member and block ads forever...while getting many more great features. Take a look! Thank you!
Get Your Premium Membership


My passive ugly truth

Ruth Miranda Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled My passive ugly truth which was written by poet Ruth Miranda. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Ruth Miranda

Best Ruth Miranda Poems

+ Follow Poet

The poem is below.


My passive ugly truth

I created this poem to teach passive voice in an ESL class in Chile  (English as a foreign 
language)

**************************************************************************
My heart was broken,
By the sound of your eyes
No words will be spoken,
I will be wise.

Your expressions destroyed my hopes,
My trust is vanished, 
You have put me against the ropes
by the end of the day, I will be banished.

Give me one moment to believe
Now my thoughts are awaken
I know you have to leave,
I will be forsaken.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
Date: 10/10/2010 11:18:00 AM
wonderful words [duncan]
Login to Reply
Date: 10/6/2010 6:37:00 PM
enjoyed reading today!!
Login to Reply
Date: 10/6/2010 3:13:00 PM
Great message to your students, words I could of used back then....so enjoyed your wisdom today..... Always Michael
Login to Reply
Date: 10/6/2010 2:43:00 PM
Very effective way to teach passive voice, Ruth. You seem to be a very dedicated teacher so mindful of the students,
Login to Reply
Date: 10/6/2010 9:27:00 AM
gay
Login to Reply