Tears in my Heart

Tears in my Heart

Weep oh world wrapt in woes
Thou unto thyself hast matched on thy toes
Tottering and toddling, man bemused poised
For his morrow hast he from bud nipped

Of it in my thought to think ‘ve pondered
The sprouting sowed seed beneath still strangled
In it’s spirit’s light-longings bereft
Of life to live lynched, in hostility theft

Sojourning soulfully so soon in sorrows
Like of Caesar’s heart spilled with arrows
The progeny’s Brutus-mother it’s haven estranged
Mutilated in cruelty, it’s breath in libation poured

And you mother? Bemoans thy flesh you’ve maimed
Lo, if unto thy beginning be then put an end
Oh, for humanity’s morn in this agora spare their part
‘Tis our pains, the tears in my heart
Dedicated to babies yet to be conceived, yet in the
womb, and yet to be born.



6 thoughts on “Tears in my Heart” by ostar (@ostar)

  1. Nice.

    Nice.

    Gripping lines like

    “And you mother? Bemoans thy flesh you’ve maimed
    Lo, if unto thy beginning be then put an end
    Oh, for humanity’s morn in this agora spare their part
    ‘Tis our pains, the tears in my heart
    Dedicated to babies yet to be conceived, yet in the
    womb, and yet to be born.”

    make this rock for me.

    Nice.

  2. I like.
    Its a one time read though.

  3. To be honest, I didn’t much care for the old-time language, it made reading difficult, and the message too obscure to comprehend. Just my opinion.

  4. @ Seun-O you are an elder. I salute you
    @ Kaycee I salute you too. You are elder
    @ Myne sometimes my Muse deals ‘cruel’
    tricks on my thought. You are an elder!

    Elder- wise bikonu lol

  5. @ostar: I second Myne. I guess its an issue of style but I think Old English flavour has gone stale for poetry.

    That said, I must say a lot of work and creativity went into this.

    I would have really loved to hear someone with a heavy British accent read this. I think this poem would be a lot more enjoyable as performance poetry.

  6. The freedom that poetry allows is what trills me and for you to write in this dimension as to make reading a bit workable,I gleam with smiles.Thank you for expressing your thoughts in this mode and exploring freedom in this dimension.I like @ ostar!

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