Wishes of a Suicidal Wise Man

By themasterhunter

Oh that I were...
a legend of ages past
effectively immortal, gods of literature,

oh that I were Elpis, 
Spirit of hope,
That stayed... Or so It seems,

Oh that I were Cyrano!
The Noble And Honorable

Or the trickster of legends.

Oh that I were.

No man will stop for me, 
no hero will save,
no lover to cry for me,
And my mortal shell.

Oh, If they could only see my soul!
And watch in respect,
At least.

Oh, if I were a warrior!
Achilles, Or Odesseus!
Or Hurcules...

Destined to save a woman, 
Or a soul not my own.

But I am destined to my own darkness.

And my thoughts of death...

I hope my legend will live on,

My Immortal soul.

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Copyright 2016 themasterhunter
Published on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • BibertThePowerful On Thursday, January 26, 2017, BibertThePowerful (9)By person wrote:

    Firstly, Well done! I love this poem. Secondly, Odysseus and Hercules. I'm a little bit of a speed freak.

  • soul_versing On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, soul_versing (1269)By person wrote:

    Bold, outspoken and honest. I have to state that this line, "Oh, If they could only see my soul! And watch in respect, At least." powerful. A poetic journey of lasting confusion while confessing what you fear in its end. And this whole, "I'm not a good writer" thing, bs, I don't believe that line for a second. There's beauty bleeding in your flaws and even if you don't like your poetic wounds --doesn't mean that someone else doesn't. Loved your crescendo, by the way. __welcome to the valley dear poet, we're all misfits here__ --Write on Scholar

  • GhettoZombie On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, GhettoZombie (167)By person wrote:

    The repetition of oh that i were makes this incredibly effective. Also, mythology is always a potent subject in this poetry universe. Welcome to DP! Scholar

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