I Took Your Name

I Took Your Name

They never toiled

In your fields

As I did

But they reaped

Your harvest.

Yes, they bought

Your seedlings nourishments

But I nurtured

Them to fruition.

Now, your innards

They have ravaged

Leaving you

Aged and alone

All I am left with

I take home with me

Your name

For my unborn child.

(Inspired by the song “I took your name” by REM)



4 thoughts on “I Took Your Name” by esosa (@esosa)

  1. Is this and ode to a dead person? Cos unborn kid and you taking his/her name… :s

  2. wow wow…amazing is an understatement…i want to write like this :)

  3. This is nice and cool.

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