Treasure Island

Nur Meiyati


Can a Man Be Sad


Can a man be sad
I asked you
In one of our misery days
The days among the three months left
Before your departure time, back to your country

Of course
I can be sad
Like how I feel now
I start to feel settled in this place
I love your country
And now I will have to leave this place
And leave you
But we will find a way

I was looking closely at your eyes
Trying to digest your words
So difficult to understand
I had always thought before, that only women could be sad
Like how I felt
Counting the days
And I named the days before your leaving
As the days of misery

Submitted: Friday, November 29, 2013
Edited: Friday, November 29, 2013

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

This is a part of the story 'You and Me' that started with I Informed You, 'I am Pregnant' up to My River. To find them click on the Poet's Page next to the profile photo. Then click on More poems of Nur Meiyati, choose Order by Date

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  • Is It Poetry (12/1/2013 8:32:00 AM)

    Up to my river I am.
    Heavy with you I am.
    Shed a tear,
    you I have lost.
    Up to your neck I am.....iip (Report) Reply

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