The price of bread

Reads: 493  | Likes: 4  | Shelves: 3  | Comments: 5

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Reddit
  • Pinterest
  • Invite

Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic


A new weather to change us is all we wished for

We prayed for the rains but our drought remained

When we were silent a flood came

Our perfection never seemed to be

Our adults told stories of former success

Yet what we experienced was a constant let down

The stories we all knew of a forme r bread basket

The pictures of war, shoved in our sights

History into our present

Speeches given of our former glory

Yet we never won

And we still drank from the cup of past glory

Submitted: December 12, 2017

© Copyright 2021 Grace 96-M. All rights reserved.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Reddit
  • Pinterest
  • Invite

Add Your Comments:


Momina Khan

good work.i like it.^^

Thu, December 21st, 2017 4:44pm


@Momina thank you so much...

Thu, December 21st, 2017 9:36am

Criss Sole

Very well written. Things certainly change with time, and the changes can be heartbreaking. We are powerless to change anything at times, like bring the rain.

Mon, November 5th, 2018 5:29am


That's so true...thanks for giving this a read!

Tue, November 6th, 2018 10:48pm

Bright Madziva

Life is comparable to rhythm. It consists of sweet and bitter moments. Good work there!

Tue, October 22nd, 2019 8:08pm


Thank you so much for dropping by!

Mon, November 4th, 2019 11:47pm


It seems like the past is always better and sometimes that can be true.

Sun, August 30th, 2020 2:07am


Gives me a sad feeling.A very good work.Creates feelings and thoughts.Bravo.

Sun, December 20th, 2020 2:56am

Facebook Comments

Other Content by Grace 96-M

Poem / Non-Fiction

Poem / Religion and Spirituality

Poem / Romance