Saturday, 12 January 2019

The hollow man


I am the hollow man
Who's lived a life of woe
I promised much along with trust
With nothing to back this Joe

Friends how they come and go
Fall in the spiders trap
I borrow cash then disappear
Don't tell, so they call me crap

I always seem okay
Neat look and smiling face
But I'm ready to make a dash
I plan to flee in disgrace

I am the hollow man
Now it's me that is fraught
My acts have caught up with me
I sit here alone in court

Image found at https://www.getreading.co.uk/whats-on/gallery/inside-reading-crown-court-11879034

6 comments:

  1. I find this hollow man quite creepy, Robin, and possibly sad and lonely.

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  2. He sounds so depressed and lonely .. sigh..

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  3. Nice rhyming but this old egg will keep her distance, thank you!

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  4. A very interesting character sketch of this "hollow man". Despite his deeds, we can feel for him and his emptiness.

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