My Only Hope

Updated on February 23, 2019
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Poeticnurse is a Student Nurse studying for her BSc at the university of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.

Hope

My only Hope

My heart has tasted the
hotness of fire that burns
emotions to ashes,
the fiery in my eyes bleeds feelings
to be remembered no more,
rivers of broken water,
feelings of broken record
has strangled the butterflies in my bowels to death.
Who'll quench this fiery in my soul?
For the sun is hot and the ocean dry.
But I'll stand at my watch until the sky rain
its waters of heaven on me.

To quench this fiery,

To brighten me up,

And to make me whole again.

I'll stand and watch!

I'll stand and wait!

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      • Ogbonnaya Chidinma profile imageAUTHOR

        Poeticnurse 

        3 weeks ago from Port Harcourt

        Thank you Louise Powles.

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        Louise Powles 

        3 weeks ago from Norfolk, England

        I love that poem. I really enjoyed reading it, thankyou.

      • Ogbonnaya Chidinma profile imageAUTHOR

        Poeticnurse 

        3 weeks ago from Port Harcourt

        Thanks guys, I really do appreciate your comments.

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        Sir OPC 

        3 weeks ago

        Lovely piece.

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        MacBobby 

        3 weeks ago

        Thats thought provoking. "The butterflies in my bowels"

        Keep it up ma'am.

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