AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Doug Boren, iMiranda Pope, iMyles Saulibio, iHarry and Elizabeth Lawrence, iMatthew Miller, iShawn Cormier, iPhillip Rice, i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Ruan Mills Burke

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· 231 Titles
· 1,202 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: May, 2011

Ruan Mills Burke, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
The War on Christians
by Will Clark

Is there really a war on Christians as some suggest? Absolutely - positively, and the war is more widespread and in-depth than many doubters might believe. There are real..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Narcissus
by Ruan Mills Burke
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Ruan Mills Burke
•  Blind, Deaf and Thoughtless
•  Shadow Passes - Light Remains
•  One Day ...she said
•  Begin Again
•  In Loving Memory
           >> View all 177

Time for change...


 

You don’t see me

You only see my surface

Should you deign to glance upon it

 

You don’t know me

To you, I am a marionette

To do your bidding as you pull my strings

 

You don’t value me

My loyalty goes unheeded

Whilst you tend your selfish desires

 

You don’t favour me

To you, I am second best

A deviant to your lofty ideals

 

You don’t cherish me

You use misery and sorrow

To bully my tattered heart

 

You don’t love me

Your cruelty knows no bounds

You find too much pleasure in my pain

 

You don’t need me

I am sorry for them but

There are others you can torment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Ronald Hull
There is much more than narcissists see.

Ron
Reviewed by jude forese
sometimes, passing our pain along to others seems to make ours more tolerable ...
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
So sadly, far too many now seem to find pleasure in another's pain today.
Reviewed by Budd Nelson
Ruan,
For those who have felt this type of violation, you give vent to their built up pain in this well versed work.
Budd
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather
well penned. ~ Morgan
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger
Thought in rendering emotional pain and torment
guides your pen in this sadness. Well done Ruan.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader)
Oh my! This rings of violation. What odds produced such words, I know them. It takes one having been a 'marionette' to see one who has been a 'marionette' and appreciate first-hand, these ills. Thank you. ~~ Diana
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley
For the narcissist only cares for them-self and has no concern for another. If you have experienced this, it would be very painful.

Love and Light
Lily
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
Sad, and familiar refrain, Ruan, and if this is a "truism," I am sorry for it, but happy you are bequeathing the pain and sorrow to someone else.
Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  You Can Have Me
  2.  Soul Mates
  3.  From Above
  4.  Petrichor
  5.  Gypsy
  6.  Mother Nature's Lesson
  7.  'The real me'
  8.  My Girl, Alice
  9.  Love... Each Day
  10.  Porcelain Clay

Beneath the Paler Sun 2nd Release by Lori Maynard

Even during the darkest times, a light still shines somewhere. "Beneath the Paler Sun" is poetry inspired by the tougher times and a theme of faith, hope and love is found through..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.