I am a rain that nobody wants.
Even the streets don't understand me.
I am the past perfect tense
and deep down inside me are buried
the ghosts of anonymous travellers,
of infamous seadogs and all of the dead.
I am a certain word small children fear
and which the poets have forgotten.
I'm Buddha's face in Bamiyan,
stolen, sold on from my homeland,
and I am a corpse, knocked down
in Stockwell, ignored by the binmen.


1 Dane


2 Nur

A letter by Beethoven   People just don’t write stuff like this aornmye do they? I have to admit to watching this evening the movie, Sex and the city, not really my kind of thing but I sat and sobbed and when Carrie read a little of this out I had to go search (Google porn   PG!!) for the proper version and again reading it I have sobbed, Oh to be so loved, god help me I miss being so loved, so with my heart breaking as it does every day but especially bloody Sundays, I’m posting another thing on here   I’m so very lonely   Though still in bed, my thoughts go out to you, my Immortal Beloved, now and then joyfully, then sadly, waiting to learn whether or not fate will hear us   I can live only wholly with you or not at all   Yes, I am resolved to wander so long away from you until I can fly to your arms and say that I am really at home with you, and can send my soul enwrapped in you into the land of spirits   Yes, unhappily it must be so   You will be the more contained since you know my fidelity to you. No one else can ever possess my heart   never   never   Oh God, why must one be parted from one whom one so loves. And yet my life in V is now a wretched life   Your love makes me at once the happiest and the unhappiest of men   At my age I need a steady, quiet life   can that be so in our connection? My angel, I have just been told that the mailcoach goes every day   therefore I must close at once so that you may receive the letter at once   Be calm, only by a calm consideration of our existence can we achieve our purpose to live together   Be calm   love me   today   yesterday   what tearful longings for you   you   you   my life   my all   farewell. Oh continue to love me   never misjudge the most faithful heart of your beloved.ever thineever mineever ours

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