Matthias Pantaleon

Freshman - 567 Points (August 24,1984 / Oronija Island, Nigeria)

Irrational Lover - Poem by Matthias Pantaleon

You grief me my lady
Seize my quietness in all modesty
Bid me sleep on thorns
Never to rise to grace

In your kindness
you pray I prosper in misery
Wish I've the patient to bear
suffering with smile

Without taking a bride
as gracious as death
Such terms you gave me
In your meekness

I'd never know peace
Any less than I nurse misfortune
Such were your kindness
in no kind way

you wish you were my duchess
Riding on unicorn with sterling wings
Silk and pearls at your feet
Your hair trailing behind them heels

That which I took; I can give back
So sad you cannot mend a broken heart

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Much as been destroy in great haste in our quest to justice a perceived injustice or unfair treatment...

Comments about Irrational Lover by Matthias Pantaleon

  • Rookie - 144 Points Maria C. Pires Costa (12/2/2012 6:21:00 AM)

    The poet seemingly shows some disappointment, frustration regarding a former lover... Even though he can give back, the poet firmly believes You cannot replace that which/ You have taken.
    Thanks for sharing it! (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,921 Points Babatunde Aremu (11/22/2012 2:52:00 AM)

    Its bitter to be disappointed. However, it is part of life. Kindly forgive and march on. Great poem. It flows (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Emily Slm (11/18/2012 5:44:00 AM)

    No offense, but that almost made no sense (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ifetayo Abiola (11/15/2012 5:25:00 AM)

    Lovely...penned with vehemence (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 740 Points Kaila George (11/12/2012 5:29:00 PM)

    This is a very touching write I loved how it flwoed from stanza to stanza thank you for inviting me to read...look forward to reading more (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Yoonoos Peerbocus (11/6/2012 6:09:00 AM)

    an oblique way of looking at a lover (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 629 Points Philo Yan (11/6/2012 1:25:00 AM)

    You can forgive but you'll never forget. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 1 Points Aung Si (11/5/2012 11:01:00 PM)

    beautiful description! yes, we cannot replace that which
    You have taken. well done! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Asif Andalib (11/5/2012 9:17:00 PM)

    Nice poem. I like it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Annie Copper (11/5/2012 10:40:00 AM)

    Very moving. great write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 5 Points Anita Sehgal (11/5/2012 10:31:00 AM)

    well done... enjoyed the poem! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,625 Points Neela Nath (11/4/2012 10:46:00 PM)

    Marvelous! Heart or love can't be replaced in lieu of anything. Very profound. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,954 Points * Sunprincess * (11/4/2012 7:39:00 PM)

    wow..i feel a poet deserves so much better
    than this irrational lover was offering..may
    God send a lovely lady as sweet and nice
    as an angel your way..fabulous write.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Anele The_african_son Potelwa (umbhali_wasembo) (11/4/2012 10:24:00 AM)

    Hard as it was to move on, I really hope you have taken a role to relax your mind and let your heart forget, (but never forgive) ..... Forgiveness is an expensive commodity which you can't just give away, Never! Ever Forgive brother, ...

    The_African_Son (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,373 Points Hazel Durham (11/4/2012 9:41:00 AM)

    She took your peace of mind which is so precious, great write! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 93 Points Payal Parande (11/4/2012 9:28:00 AM)

    brilliant and entertaining clings the reader to the piece till the end..............absolutely brilliant

    thank you for sharing,
    payal (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Deborah Shakespeare (11/3/2012 3:06:00 PM)

    Hell has no fury like the scorn of a woman lol; she wants u dead, certainly she wouldn't live forever. Nice one (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 1, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, June 6, 2014

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