olgah mabhodho


Fading Tears - Poem by olgah mabhodho

Staring unto open space
seeing naught at all.
Numb am i
but why do i feel the tickle in my toe.
You have succumbed to the grave
yet you still linger here.
I want to rescue you
yet want to free you from me.
You are falling too fast and too deep
i want to reach out but my hand won't move.
I see despair in your eyes
but my heart won't flinch.
You are out there somewhere
but here you are out of sight.
I still want you near
but when near don't want you here.
Death has devoured you before me
this you i do not know.

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

pain, anger, vengeance, pity and love all contributing to the confusion of a lost love.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 29, 2013



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