Not Now

autumn

This was written earlier then “Letting go”. Here, as you will read…. I was not ready to let go. I apologize for the mixed-up 🙂

I hear your voice in the night
I hear your voice in the morning
Why have you called me?
Leave me alone.

Don’t disturb me
Or ask me to make decisions
I hate it when I have to make a choice
Leave me alone.

Why do you whisper in my ear?
Why do you call me softly?
Can you not see I’m trying to do something else?
Leave me alone.

I try to run fast but you’re faster
I feel breathless and unsettled
But you still pursue me
I’m tired and I want to rest
Leave me alone.

I’m scared to answer you
I’m not ready to let go
Can you not let me be?
Leave me alone.

I feel your gentleness
You care for me and will never hurt me
And yet, I say “Leave me alone”.
Not now!!!

By C.E. Pereira
(7-1-1988 – Rewritten 27-9-2015)

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  1. I nominated you for an award. Please go to my site to get all of the info as I can paste some here. Blogger Recognition Award. Rules The rules for accepting this award: 1. Tell how your blog got started. 2. Give some advice to new bloggers 3. Choose blogs that you would like to pass the award on to

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    1. Thank you Paul for such a fine gesture. I am smiling at being nominated, a first for me. Much appreciated. Will try to follow your instruction on what Is to be done. But for now I am loving this. Regards Carol

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