love poems Your Eyes Go Sad by Fernando Pessoa romantic poems art

Your Eyes Go Sad

I can tell you Love me less; you are distracted…

Your eyes go sad. You’re not
Listening to what I say.
They doze, dream, fade out.
Not listening. I talk away.

I tell what I’ve told, out of listless
Sadness, so often before …
I think you never listened,
So you’re away you are.

All of a sudden, an absent
Stare, you look at me, still
Immeasurably distant,
You begin a smile.

I go on talking. You
Go on listening – your own
Thoughts you listen to,
The smile as good as gone,

Until, through the loafing
Afternoon’s waste of while,
The silence self-unleafing
Of your useless smile.

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Love Art – Circus Sideshow by Georges Seurat, the MET Museum.