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Leave me...now and forever

I tossed and turned
in my bed.
To close my eyes
I was afraid.

The picture of you

Never left my mind.
I tried running away
but your shadow followed behind.

I threw away the letters
Emptied the bin
But thoughts of you
Yet again crept in.


How hard should i try?
How far should i run?
How do I cut you loose?
How many bridges should I burn?



Underneath these starry skies
I still find you beside me.
As if pieces of dreams
were turned into reality.

Leave me, Oh leave me you thoughts
Now and forever
For sure we had a past.
But we have no future.

Comments

D.M. said…
it's all about time..

nice poem.. could identify with it.. i have felt this way
pj said…
@d.m.
i guess we've all been through this some time or the other.

thanks fr ur comment and btw....thanks for the vote:D
Rakesh said…
Just in trying to burn the bridges, you've created another one to him by way of this post :)
pj said…
@rakesh
i dont think so:) i dint even intend it that way:)
Rakesh said…
But in the post, the longing is felt more than the pretentious effort of forgetting.
Rajesh said…
Nice read...loved it... :)
pj said…
@rajesh
thanks:)