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»Delilah: My Impossible Love«

by Mzikabawo Mzido Dingalibala, October 9, 2009

If love ever was to be melancholic it would be tonight
Time spent with you was time spent wrestling demons, because in my mind: I never planned on loving you but I did;resented your touch but the senses craved it, and all this introspection gave me a most cheerful fright
Betrayed trust, brawling peace, fashionable disgrace, misguided faith in you...oh Delilah my Delilah why do I love hating you so
Looking back on us wounds me
What we never had pricked and bruised me
And brimming are my eyes, longing...hopelessly longing
For such a day when I will embelish you with the flowers of my love
When I will hold you in my arms through the sundering night
When I will hold you close to me: just hold you: till dusk sets in
But I let that memory wither away in oblivion
Because yo are the glow which lights up the horizon I can never reach
The secret rumoured to be confided in the crescent moon
Only a woman can make a man complete
Only you can give yourself to me, and me alone...and I would love you absolutely
This is why we can't be, Delilah, love of my life, how I wish I could love you, but I'm just a kid with a poem

Written: October 2009
Tags: Lovesick

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Reader comments

"I love this poem...I relate to it"
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"wow what a nice poem ... excellent"
Lyka, Nov 15, 2009
"that hit home for me...i live in a place of secrets just like you do...fantastic poem i couldn't have said it better myself"
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