Melikhaya Zagagana


Message To My Old Friend - Poem by Melikhaya Zagagana

When i die
bring me home
tell my people
about my agony

announce my apology
for having failed
sing them that song
and i will be humming along
as an old-friend make it
sweet and bring the sound
tell them i could
have been longer,

if life was not so unkind
if flesh was only stronger
i could have lived one more
day and other days

i would have terrified death
back to the casket, but my
soul will not be lonely with
you behind, tell them i shall
be quiet and they must decide
only when i die, truly when
i die


Poet's Notes about The Poem

this poem speaks about difficult times that needs friendship. find a friend to present you to your family in times of hardships.

Comments about Message To My Old Friend by Melikhaya Zagagana

  • Jenie Franksay (7/3/2013 6:57:00 AM)


    Touched.... truly....
    Plz read and comment on my poems.
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 4, 2013


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