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Don'T Go Far Off

Rating: 4.1

Don't go far off, not even for a day, because --
because -- I don't know how to say it: a day is long
and I will be waiting for you, as in an empty station
when the trains are parked off somewhere else, asleep.

Don't leave me, even for an hour, because
then the little drops of anguish will all run together,
the smoke that roams looking for a home will drift
into me, choking my lost heart.

Oh, may your silhouette never dissolve on the beach;
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Dave Walker 24 August 2011

Good poem. Take a look at my Two new ones. One called, for michael hicky. And the other is called boy to a man. Both true storys.

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Bongokobida Zakaria 24 September 2011

Don't leave me, even for an hour...Nice...

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Karen Sinclair 08 July 2012

Oh, may your silhouette never dissolve on the beach; may your eyelids never flutter into the empty distance. I could never read these words and not be touched by the desolation felt..... only a true soul could place these words with such meaning...beautiful....

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Simon Collins 01 May 2012

Oh Pablo, you move me brother, only the ones who have really Experienced loss and pain in love can understand, sometimes it feels like a curse but my friend as you know to feel is a blessing, thank you

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Abraham Bravo 25 March 2012

Beautiful.. Never leave me alone lest I wonder. Quite touchy.

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Dr Dillip K Swain 02 March 2021

I congratulate the extraordinary romantic nobel prize winning poet of this century... imagination at its full swing!

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Dr Dillip K Swain 02 March 2021

Typo: 1971

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Dr Dillip K Swain 02 March 2021

This is one which could have influenced 1997 nobel comittee... fabulous use of hyperbole!

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Bharati Nayak 02 March 2021

Don't leave me for a second, my dearest, because in that moment you'll have gone so far I'll wander mazily over all the earth, asking, Will you come back? Will you leave me here, dying? --Intense feelings of love when a separation for a second seems unbearable---

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Soulmate Bizarre 02 March 2021

love Pablo

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