Temajung michael tanjang

Rookie - 377 Points (30/06/1992 / bamenda, Cameroon)

Parting From Christabel - Poem by Temajung michael tanjang

My life, she did alter
And that, I wouldn’t falter.
So inspirational were her words all together,
As if she were a sister to Desiderata.
Of our difference, we tried to patch
But, alas! ! there was always a latch.
I tried to keep her for a year and four,
But was chagrined when she couldn’t take it anymore

Thus we separated without tears
Though our hearts wept in distress.
I could have begged for her light
But was held back by my pride
Alas! alas! it cuts like a knife
And for days, I brought myself to starve.
Parting from her was like escaping from heaven,
and till date, haven’t found yet another haven.

It was a day of sorrow, the day we parted
Had chill as if slept without a blanket.
the saddest of all my days.
though we have parted in disgrace,
I still love you like in our youthful day

Topic(s) of this poem: sorrow


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 17, 2015



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