Jose 'Pepe' Carrascal

Rookie (15th of December,1980 / Sorsogon, Philippines)

Linger - Poem by Jose 'Pepe' Carrascal

I can barely hold with so much eagerness
To possess your hands intertwined with mine
And if I believe this thing woven intricately
Could be ethereal-
Enduring as long as I will,
Ever existent as I persist-
Will you be there to stay?

Only I could hope.

that somehow you believe.

For in truth, life is ephemeral
A certainty beyond our hold.
however, from here
And within the depth of everything left unsaid-
Or, perhaps can never will be-
There, I will linger,
Wanting, enduring...

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  • (8/2/2006 4:04:00 AM)

    you do have to work for it, it takes more than belief. liked this piece aLOT. keep up,
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, August 20, 2010

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