Fergus Michael Condron

Rookie (02/05/1963 / London South East)

Let Me Be Your Own True Suicide

And what shall you tell them love? That we were bonded like a hand in a glove, that your love was open and honest and true? No glove left on a bench? Fingers battered and blue?

And when they shall ask of how much did you care, will you point to dark reason and meet with it there? Shall you look in their eyes and cry with distain, will you scream to high heaven that I caused you this pain?

Will you touch my sweet coffin and then shed a tear? Or to appease the relations all standing so near, then back at the house as they say I was a fine chap, will you be on your mobile to the guy out the back.

Remember the days I would recite poems, you said I was soulful, like Sassoon or Will Owen, can you imagine then how my heart filled with dread, when your drunken friends told me how you would rather be dead, then listen to me and my poetry lines, so a final decision was alone then, just mine.

Will the love that you thunder on this very night, me still warm in the coffin and yet I have site, as you tumble and fumble beneath the dark sheets, take a look from your window, down to the dark streets.

Remember the loving on laminated flooring, you said I was great, told my best friends I was boring, I brought you flowers and teddies and wine, took you to theatres
tickets bought with long hours overtime.

I would cuddle you close on dark winter night's, kept you safe from the monster's, the ghouls and the sprite's, I should have been warned of your deep appetite, for the strangers that beckon on overtime nights.

A brown little box found under the bed, you shiver and tremble and open with dread, for their deep within are these thoughts set aside, my very last poem as your own true suicide.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 08, 2009
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Let Me Be Your Own True Suicide by Fergus Michael Condron )

Read all 1 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. The Rose that Grew from Concrete, Tupac Shakur
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  9. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  10. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love .., Pablo Neruda
[Hata Bildir]