Nicklas Leow Yue Yang

Rookie - 425 Points (17/1/1997)

The Letter That Was Not Send - Poem by Nicklas Leow Yue Yang

My friend, I apologize,
For the end is nigh,
Soon I shall leave thee,
To a faraway land.

Thou might hate me,
For thy might think,
That I had abandon you,
But the truth is I did not.

Heed me my friend,
My soul hath shattered,
As I thought of this somber day,
The fates are sure cruel isn't it.

My friend, no matter where the winds might blow,
I am confident that one day our path will cross,
Until then please remember me,
But if it's too painful... please forget me...

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

This is an unsent letter I wrote years ago to a dear friend,
Which I couldn't sent on time due to a short notice before I migrated.

Comments about The Letter That Was Not Send by Nicklas Leow Yue Yang

  • (10/2/2012 12:39:00 PM)

    Hello! I don't think you're too young to be gloomy in my opinion. I think it's a fallacy for people to think that youths are all vitality and joy. Okay, I'm digressing. Anyway, a few things to note. The title: The Letter that was not Sent would probably be more grammatically correct.

    And as for the poem, I think you need to be careful of your usage of thee, thou, thine and thy. They're pretty easy to mix up. Each refers to a person's specific relation to an object/person. Hmm, if I'm remembering correctly, 'thy' should be an actor's relation to an object i.e. Thy heart/sword. So an easy way to remember it is that it's similar to my, kinda like an older form of the word.

    So for the First Stanza, Soon I shall leave thou, should be Soon I shall leave thee,
    For the Second Stanza, I'm a bit confused myself if the 'Thy' in Thy might hate me should be 'Thee' or 'Thou', but I'm pretty sure it's either one of these two.

    Easy way to remember is (very roughly) : thy -]my, thee/thou -]you, thine -] your(kinda)

    Hope I'm not overly wordy, and I hope that helped if you ever want to use old English again. (: Cheers.

    PS. All the best for streaming this year!
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  • (8/19/2012 10:23:00 AM)

    you are too young to be this gloomy, I think! world whizzes by fast & people do have nasty habit of disappearing, one dcan only try & keep the good memories.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 18, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 27, 2012

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