Pity You

Tamilla Baghirli 2005 (Baku)

You washed your dreams away in tides of distant agony
With careful strikes, you drowned your glory.
Now, even your nightmares fear what they find in you -
All the things your light denied to be true.
And if your fire could, it would long for air to breathe,
Instead, you deemed it helpless,
You watched it dim.
But treasure its ashes,
For despite repeating crashes,
Your faith will beg comfort
To return
All the love it ought to burn.

About this poem

'Pity You', written in 2021, is a melancholic poem which explores the idea of watching someone else lose their spark to self-pity.

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Written on May 15, 2021

Submitted by tamillabagir on February 21, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 436
Words 88
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 12

Tamilla Baghirli

Tamilla Baghirli is an aspiring poet from Baku, Azerbaijan. Her works are mostly rhymed poems with psychological and reflective themes. more…

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