Matthew Edan Oliver Palma

Rookie - 255 Points (February 2,1975 / Pateros, Rizal)


I tried to say goodbye
Yet no matter how I try
I just cannot let go
Just why.. I’ll never know

I've taken more of what I don't deserve
You've taken more than you deserve
I've given more than I should have
You never cared as you should have

You look at me but do not see me
You listen to me but do not hear me
You touch me but do not feel me
You hold me yet do not take me

Now, Friendship is a two way street
Somewhere between we have to meet
I've done my part
Its now your turn
Or you can leave me out to burn

You said I'm just too high to reach
I had come down, I’m bruised and beat
It isn't me who's far too high
For you're the one who’s hard to find

You looked at me but never saw me…
You listened to me but never heard me…
Touched me but never felt me….
Took me but never held me...

And so I'll say goodbye
For no matter how I try
I just cannot hold on
Just can't do it alone

I'll slip then I'll be gone
I will just have to go on
In silence I will soar
I'll find me at my door

Don't ask me if I'm sure
I just can't find a cure
My soul just finds it hard to bear
This friendship that alone I share…..

matthewedanolivernpalma-> >>>>

Submitted: Saturday, August 02, 2008
Edited: Saturday, September 06, 2008
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 (Parting... by Matthew Edan Oliver Palma )

There is no comment submitted by members..

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. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
[Hata Bildir]