I Depart Tonight

I swallowed

Your decision

I’m leaving

The mansion

I accepted

The defeat

And I acquitted

All debts

I loved you too much, darling

Oh! You forgot everything.


The surprises

Of life

Are not sweet cherries

I’m leaving my heart

For peace

This is a required part

I depart



P.S. Translation of ‘Je Pars Ce Soir’ by Hébert Logerie.


Copyright © September 2002, Hébert Logerie, All rights reserved

Hébert Logerie is the author of several collections of poetry.


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