Roger Velli


You Should Abandon Me - Poem by Roger Velli

You should abandon me
on the shores we met
Where once I was a child
With you I was strong as a child
And weak as a man

Well, I was a charlatan
A little thief of hearts
I didn’t teach you –
But kindled in you an innate dream
I didn’t show you –
But caressed your soul to see

The love that stirred my soul, I will forgo
To silence it – and redeem myself
I will pour my soul until it’s empty
And wait for the rain of love to fill me again.

Now, allow me to rest my heart
Let me go to the days of your absence
To another land far from you
And in that final moment
Offer me your loving glance in tribute.

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Comments about You Should Abandon Me by Roger Velli

  • rajagopal haran (11/6/2007 10:31:00 PM)


    what a request to a Love; great poem (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011


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