sallam yassin

(05/06/1968 / Hargeisa, Somaliland)

Give me or take


Give me back
What you took
Give me peace
Give me breath
Give me what your eyes always
To promise
That tentative sweet tarp of your love
Or take the bone
And the flesh
Too

Submitted: Friday, May 10, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Give me or take by sallam yassin )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 751 Points Wahab Abdul (5/10/2013 11:18:00 AM)

    That tentative sweet tarp of your love very lovely line, the heart of the poem.. love it, like it. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

New Poems

  1. Outlook, hasmukh amathalal
  2. Of Sinne, John Beaumont
  3. Forgive Me, Ismim Putera
  4. A Monster's Warning, Bruce Larkin
  5. Of Teares, John Beaumont
  6. Advice from the Jackalope Man, Bruce Larkin
  7. THE MIND OF A BLACKSMITH..., M.D Dinesh Nair
  8. ~ Living ~, Aparna Chatterjee
  9. A Dialogue Between The World, A Pilgrim .., John Beaumont
  10. Bookworm, Naveed Khalid

Poem of the Day

poet William Butler Yeats

WINE comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
That's all we shall know for truth
Before we grow old and die.
I lift the glass to my mouth,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Anna Akhmatova

 

Member Poem

poet Sumita Datta

Trending Poems

  1. Suicide in the Trenches, Siegfried Sassoon
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  4. A Drinking Song, William Butler Yeats
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. From 'The Testament of Beauty', Robert Seymour Bridges

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]