Paul Sebastian

Love And Let It Go - Poem by Paul Sebastian

If love is love, freely, let it go
Freed love learns to grow
Seeks the elusive dream of its own
If love is love, it'll come home
It has gone on a whimsical sojourn
If love is not love, it would not return
If love does not love, freely, let it go
If love is love, return it will, to show

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Comments about Love And Let It Go by Paul Sebastian

  • Charity Nduhiu (9/12/2014 2:37:00 AM)

    Very true you don't need to force love, it comes on its own. Very nice poem (Report) Reply

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  • Daniel Brick (8/23/2014 3:13:00 PM)

    What a generous sentiment runs through this poem! There seems to be a crisis of some kind in the background of the poem, but instead of reacting with anger and out of fear, the speaker reacts with confidence in love's triumph out of faith and hope. To be able to express such positive emotion when there must a strong temptation to accuse and lose hope shows a remarkable poise. I used to teach plays by Henrik Ibsen to high school students. I was fond of one his lesser known plays, THE LADY FROM THE SEA, which expresses exactly your sentiment in this poem. And the marriage triumphs at the end of the drama because husband and wife trusted each other's freedom. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (8/10/2014 11:51:00 PM)

    With epigrammatic brevity you have beautifully briefed the true nature of love! If love is true and genuine, even if it has gone on a sojourn, it will come back! Otherwise, it won't return and freely let it go! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 9, 2014

Poem Edited: Monday, April 4, 2016

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