Jose Marti

(1853-1895 / Cuba)

I Wish To Leave The World - Poem by Jose Marti

I wish to leave the world
By its natural door;
In my tomb of green leaves
They are to carry me to die.
Do not put me in the dark
To die like a traitor;
I am good, and like a good thing
I will die with my face to the sun


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 31, 2010



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