Sad Lines by Leon Pryce

 

All I had

Were sad lines

In my poems

 

There was no ray of sunshine

Among my words

No little chirping or melody

Like that of birds

 

My poems were ugly

There was no beauty

Of joy and excitement

No fun, so could

Show your teeth

When you read them

 

My poems were painful

Just by looking at them

You`d be sad and depressed

 

There was no happiness

No matter how I tried

I just couldn`t lie to myself

 

My days I spent lonely

Away from home

Just so I could be alone

And write a sad poem

 

Line by line

I jotted them down

Never a smile, only a frown

 

It felt so good, feeling so bad

These sad little poems

Were all I had

 

Line by line

And coast to coast

Corner to corner

And post to post

My sad little poems

were what I had

Loved the most

 

© Leon Pryce

Immortalized Through Poetry

Excerpt from the book “Immortalized Through Poetry”

$13.95 Plus Shipping ~ CTU Publishing Group and Amazon.com


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About the Author

Leon Pryce is from the streets of Montego Bay to the world comes a writer who is not afraid to express himself and let you know how he is feeling. Leon Pryce self-published his first poetry book titled Broken Wings as an experiment which turned out to be an astonishing success for a first timer because it out-sold his expectations. That experience has motivated him to wholeheartedly dedicate himself to another book project; a collection which will formally introduce him to the world as a poet with potential and power. A voice which cannot be suppressed, but will echo through the years to come. Immortalized Through Poetry encapsulates the personality of Leon Pryce and will give you the keys to unlocking this eccentric soul. He takes pleasure in offering you the parts of him which he is not ashamed of; that humble, innocent and modest youth who grew up in a small rural community in Jamaica.

Visit Leon’s Author Page At: www.ctupublishinggroup.com/leon-pryce-.html



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1 reply

  1. Beautiful and relatable! My favorite line was “I just couldn’t lie to myself.”

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