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STORMS OF LIFE, The

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Existential poem about the horrors of poverty and living alone.

Poetry | Updated Jan 27, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poverty,Failure,Desperation,Despair,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Depression

RUNDOWN BATTERY BLUES

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Loved and lost song written late 1970s or early 1980s.

Poetry | Updated Jan 24, 2011 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Loved,And,Lost,Love,Song,Despair,Desperation,Hopelessness

STREET FOLK

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

About living rough in winter.

Poetry | Updated Jan 24, 2011 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Winter,Winds,Antarctic,Cold,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Desperation,Despair,Destitution,Street,People,Living,Outside

ONE HOUR (CAN SEEM A LIFE TIME)

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

An existential poem about the horrors of winter and the horrors of life.

Poetry | Updated Jan 24, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Melbourne,Winter,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Homelessness,Despair,Desperation,Destitution

Existence...

By Kathy2603  (booksie.com)

This was a short story I wrote for English Language at my college, I thought I would submit it here for you guys to read. This story is about hope, desperation, gratitude and loss. It follows a couples desperation for a child of their own, and how they deal with the things they have to face.

Short Story | Updated Jan 24, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Death,Baby,Hope,Loss,Desperation,Ivf

SOULS LOST IN LIFE'S STORMS

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

About the hopelessness of life for the poor and unemployed.

Poetry | Updated Jan 23, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Unemployed,Failure,Despair,Desperation,Destitution,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Homelessness

OUTSIDE IN WINTER

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

A poem about street people and the horrors on homelessness, particularly in winter.

Poetry | Updated Jan 23, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Street,People,Winter,Antarctic,Cold,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Despair,Desperation,Destitution

LONELY, WINTER NIGHTS

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Another poem about the horrors of Melbourne's mwinter of 2008.

Poetry | Updated Jan 23, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Antarctic,Cold,Winter,2008,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Desperation,Destitution,Street,People

THE LOST FOLK

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

About the great number of people life has past by.

Poetry | Updated Jan 22, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Elderly,Despair,Hopelessness,Homelessness,Helplessness,Pointlessness,Destitution,Desperation

LONG, LONELY NIGHTS

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

About the horrors of living alone.

Poetry | Updated Jan 22, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Loneliness,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Despair,Desperation,Pointlessness,Mainstream,Poetry

FRIGID WINTER WINDS

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Another poem about the near endless winter of 2008. If it seems I have written a lot of these, remember winter 2008 last from that start of June 2008 right through till nearly the end of January 2009!

Poetry | Updated Jan 22, 2011 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Winter,Winds,Antarctic,Street,People,Poverty,Despair,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Homelessness,Desperation

THE PLIGHT OF THE LONELY

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

A poem about those desperate enough for companionship to spend all day every day in liberaries, supermarkets, anywhere they will be among people -- sadly such people do exist, I used to be one!

Poetry | Updated Jan 21, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Loneliness,Despair,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Desperation

HELLISH WINTER NIGHTS

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Written November 2008 thgis deals with floods in Queensland at that time. Tragically, just over 2 years later, there are horrific floods in Queensland again. The incident witrh the race horse is true.

Poetry | Updated Jan 21, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Queensland,Floods,Storms,Winter,2008,Devestation,Desperation

THE DEATH MARCH

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Written in the late 1970s. A poem written as a letter from a man on death row. Probably not so popular these days in the modern revenge society. Remember as the Bard said, “The evil that men do lives after them. The good is interred with their bones.”

Poetry | Updated Jan 21, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Death,Row,Broken,Marriage,Despairt,Desperation,Depression,Helplessness,Hoplessness

2008 GIVES WAY TO 2009

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Written January 1, 2009, this poem is about the worst year of my life, 2008.

Poetry | Updated Jan 21, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Hopelessness,Helplessness,Despair,Misfortune,2008,Depression,Desperation


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