Sayeed Abubakar

Gold Star - 16,912 Points (21 September 1972 / Jessore / Bangladesh)

Goodbye - Poem by Sayeed Abubakar

If today becomes the last day
and if I die
before I say
goodbye,
forgive me then,
children.

Forgive, o Sun.
Forgive, o Moon.
I could not understand
I have to go so soon.

Goodbye, all men.
Goodbye, all birds.
Goodbye, children,
farmers, shepherds.

Topic(s) of this poem: death, life and death, spirituality


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 6, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, December 22, 2016


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