Unrealized Dream

by Robert

I sit here a candle by my side,
with no one to be my guide.
I am lost but not alone,
Telling me it will all pass,
to just get lost in the mass.
But there is more I can see,
so why do I wish to be free
In glassy eyes in which I stare,
from people that have to live in despair.
I stumble as they do from day to day,
but this is not where I wish to stay.
I fight with all my being to go ahead,
but the flock around me seem all but dead.
I ask in vein from the people I love,
and they say look for guidance from above.
I pray but no answer has come to me,
I ask with tears to hear my hearts plea.
Still the night is long and filled with unrest,
where do I find the strength for this test.
I wait for the sun as it shines it's ray of light,
but there is no answer to my plight
I close my eyes to pass this dreaded day,
maybe some time God will hear when I pray.

Written By
Robert Lee Niswander
Copyright 2004

 

Submission date : 2004-09-04

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hullo at 2004-09-11

as long as there is hope, there is man. nice work.

xPinkDizzyTeacupx ( F P C D ) at 2007-11-05

I love this, I was reading this and thinking how many people will be able to relate to this write..I'm sure it's a lot..

"I close my eyes to pass this dreaded day,
maybe some time God will hear when I pray."

^^BEAUTIFUL. Just beautiful lines, and such a perfect way to end the poem.