The Hunt I Hope To Win

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: True Confessions  |  House: Booksie Classic

Being an man born in the fifties comes with it's own associated baggage. One element is a tendency to bottle up emotions. Trying to uncover what's been buried isn't fun. This poem examines some of that. If you read any of my work please comment. I promise I will do the same for any of your work I read.

The Hunt I Hope To Win

By: Geoffrey Marshall Regent

 

I been searching for, these, for Years,

Tried to hide them, from... all my Peers!

So, I stashed them behind my Fears;

Now, I can't seem to find my Tears?

 

I've held them less, than all my Gains!

But now, I need to share my Pains;

Those things, inspired by my Banes!

Yet, I'm so accustomed to my Feigns!

 

It's not like I wasn't ever Told;

That hiding them, could turn ‘em Cold!

An' I'm feeling, not the least bit Bold,

Just drawn-out, and a bit too Old!

 

So, here... I'm searching yet Again;

For the surest, place to Begin!

It is, a hunt I hope to Win;

In spite of all that's Gone and Been!

 


Submitted: October 02, 2020

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LE. Berry

A fine poem of unexpressed feeling

Fri, October 2nd, 2020 9:45pm

Fayren S.E. Tye

The base meter meets you head on, very easy poem to follow - and worth another read. I love it when they make you look twice.

Sat, October 3rd, 2020 4:10am

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Thanks again... The easiest form of rhyme I think, but the syllable measure and flow are never really easy while keeping the storyline consistent... fun though

Fri, October 2nd, 2020 9:20pm

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