The Burden

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The Burden




Who is there,
To bear your burdens,
The secrets that lie
Deep in the heart?
Who will comprehend
Your maze of understanding?
To whom do you express
Your desolate desires?
To whom can you tell
One's exertion to?
To what extent will
I carry this burden alone
in mute recession?
To whom will I bestow
My sincere speech
That one will regard
With no antagonism?
To whom will I offer
My loyalty,
My sacred treasure
Of thoughts?
To whom will consider me,
When bleakness confines me?
To whom can I give my heart,
Without it being torn once more?
Who can I believe
To be a genuine friend?

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TCpoeboy commented on The Burden

03-05-2010

How can we trust another when we cant trust ourselves? As respect for thine self before U expect respect from others. good write.

Rhymer commented on The Burden

03-03-2010

A true friend is a very hard thing to find indeed. 10 from me.

hoda commented on The Burden

02-26-2010

This is such a great poem. It expresses every question I wish I could ask the people in my life because friendship is very important to me. Great job! ^_^

summerrose35 commented on The Burden

02-19-2010

this is truth in so many different levels of friendship or companionship.it is hard to find and even harder to hold.Very well done my friend.

Sydney commented on The Burden

02-19-2010

i like the way you put these ideas into questions. this is really good.

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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