Thobile Masondo

Rookie - 63 Points (19 February 1979 / Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa)

Farewell My Beloved - Poem by Thobile Masondo

Don't cry for me my beloved
My time has come, the timer is still
I've sniffed a rose and loved the smell
I've heard the birds sing their lovely tunes and sang along
I've felt your love and affection, you have felt mine
I've tasted some of the finest wines
Shiraz, Sauvignon Blanc and the ever so lovely rosé
I think I'm done

Don't cry for me my dear
Allow me to say my farewells
The fruits of my womb are blossoming
The work of my hands is the love I leave you with
The teachings I've shared are a part of my soul, I give to you
My footprints on the lands I've travelled will remind you I'm always here
My mission is complete

Don't cry for me my treasured one
Forget my transgressions and inadequacies
Remember the smile that lit your world
Remember the touch that made you blush
Remember the embrace that kept you safe
But most of all, remember the victor
My obligation is accomplished

Farewell my beloved

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Comments about Farewell My Beloved by Thobile Masondo

  • Chinedu Dike (11/5/2014 4:35:00 AM)


    A nice narrative poem about a courageous heart on the verge of passing on and wholeheartedly accepting the inevitable - death. A well articulated piece of poetry. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

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  • Deepak Manchanda (8/10/2012 3:06:00 AM)


    My time has come...my timer is still; Very lovely words. I liked this poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 10, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 16, 2013


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