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I wrote this after I broke up with my first love. I don't regret it, but it was certainly one of the hardest things that I've ever had to do.

Goodbye

Watching the stars
fade from the sky,
the leaves falling down,
the robin's last cry,
the grass turning brown,
I utter a sigh.
The hardest part
when watching love die,
is whispering softly
the final "goodbye".
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18 Visitor Comments

alyssa
I think ur poem was Fantasty! u did a great job and it does hurt like charisma said it happened to me to when i was 17 years old i was in love with a boy and i moved to a different high school. But, the boy didn't die. I still have feelings for him but, i lost him because now he's with some other girl named Jamie. Which i hate? because i want him back and im gonna get him back definitely and i wont lose him again. But, anyway great poem excellent it really also touched my heart to just like Donna said congrats on that!
Michelle
wow this poem really speaks to the heart and made me sympathize
cari
short and bittersweet
Donna
Wow. I'd agree. very powerful and with so few words to express it in. I cried on this one.
krys
great poem. i really empathized with it. good work.
PuppyCat
This poem is so soft and subtle, yet it makes such a huge emotional impact. Excellent.
M
a very sad poem, something i can relate
joey
Jami, I always enjoyed your poems
juice
very sad and touching and meaningful
Jami
Not bad. it says a lot without having said to much
sabrina
This poem hits the spot on what happened to me!!!!!!!
Janene
That's a really good poem.
charisma
i know how it feels... to say goodbye to your first love... it still hurts now... but i guess we all have to learn to let go... it's a wonderful poem... short yet filled with more meaning than any lengthy essay could produce... i'm glad i chanced upon your poem... for it touched my heart...
wendy
loved it. said what i was thinking without hate, or depression..just it..hehe
jon
short...but very meaningful.
ashaberry
this poems is not long at all and it really really sucks a big dick
DEBBIE
I THINK THATS A FANTASTIC POEM!
Angie
Wow, it's amazing how so few words can bring out so much emotion. I'm sure everyone can relate to this. What a beautiful, touching poem.

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