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When we two parted

When we two parted
In silence and tears,
Half broken-hearted,
To sever for years,
Pale grew thy cheek and cold,
Colder thy kiss;
Truly that hour foretold
Sorrow to this.

The dew of the morning
Sank chill on my brow
It felt like the warning
Of what I feel now.
Thy vows are all broken,
And light is thy fame:
I hear thy name spoken,
And share in its shame.
Leaving girl boy rethink this

They name thee before me,
A knell to mine ear;
A shudder comes o'er me
Why wert thou so dear?
They know not I knew thee,
Who knew thee too well:
Long, long shall I rue thee
Too deeply to tell.

In secret we met
In silence I grieve
That thy heart could forget,
Thy spirit deceive.
If I should meet thee
After long years,
How should I greet thee?
With silence and tears.

When we two are parted
Lord Byron

6 comments:

Saru Singhal said... Reply To This Comment

It is such a beautiful experience to read a nice poem with music. Great Effort Jay...Thanks for making it a pleasant experience:)

Rachit said... Reply To This Comment

soulful :)

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subtlescribbler said... Reply To This Comment

hey...a very beautiful poem u have shared and the pic is wonderful too :)
indeed the pain of partition is insurmountable!

sarah

My Soul's Journey said... Reply To This Comment

Its so damn touching!

Treadmill Traci said... Reply To This Comment

Such a great poem, and the background music really enhanced it. Great writing and great presentation. Keep up the great work!

sush said... Reply To This Comment

Wow- fabulous blog you have there. Thanks for stopping by on my blog and promoting on indiblogger.
Your poems are fabulous.

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