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T'was Never Meant To Be

April 23, 2012
By snowleopard100 PLATINUM, New York City, New York
snowleopard100 PLATINUM, New York City, New York
33 articles 1 photo 80 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, but I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."

Tis him,
A jester’s fool
Of actions naïve
And thoughts naïver
Who understood
T’was never meant to be;

Tis him who knew
That you and I
being of such likeness
That You and I;
Of such distinction
Each with hair
An auburn blaze
And eyes
A singeing red
Shall never reach the nuptial hour.

And indeed.
Tis him, too, who said it absurd
That Pyramus
so gallant in
so strong in mind
may ever wed a
youth like Thisbee;

If he speaks the same for us
Then alas
What chance is there that a man like I,
a man of such vanity
May ever give sanction unto his eyes
to turn-
from yours the same

So, please,
I beseech you
Wither away
You beast of temptation
You donor of pain
Whom I cannot bear
To see again;

And come time my death
Lay me by the rushing stream
Where only you shall come
To say goodbye
And from that
I shall realize
T’was never meant to be.

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This article has 3 comments.

on May. 15 2012 at 8:44 am
SuNshiNe007 ELITE, Magee Ms., Mississippi
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Favorite Quote:
Never Give Up, And Know That God Will Always Love You!

I love it! Great job:D Hope you have a great day!!

on Apr. 26 2012 at 12:19 am
JessicaQ PLATINUM, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Other
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original and beautiful! love it :D

on Apr. 25 2012 at 1:34 pm
beautifulspirit PLATINUM, Alpharetta, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
--Eleanor Roosevelt

Okay, I'm not completely sure of what the poem means, but this sounds like a love not meant to be. I liked a couple of lines: "...never reach the nuptial hour..." and "...you donor of pain..." Very original. Is this piece inspired by another work of literature?