For You, Hope

I can see your tiny light
through a thunderstorm.
If your light fades and begins to vanish,
I still see a small glow.
You’re so tiring to chase,
I’m exhausted.
But I still need you don’t leave me,
I’m getting closer,
I can almost touch you,


Where did you disappear to?
Stop playing games please.
I once claimed to need you,
yet you let me down.
I hate you hope, stop lingering.
Although you are the most
painfully beautiful thing in the

Todays poetry contest submission was written by Emily.


Do you think it could be one of the best new poems of 2013?