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Saying Goodbye

My heart skips a beat when we are together A pair that belongs, a love that believes We are a perfect match for one another Feelings of joy intertwines, interweaves But when the day closes and the night begins Heartache of departing does run inside The two of us hates to leave, feelings within Sure we’ll be alone awhile, we can’t hide Later in our life after we’ve been married Our lives start to slow down and we get old Another leaving we dread if it’s harried Our final days, our hearts as one we hold Though our love is true, this you sure can’t deny At one point in our life, we must say goodbye
Russell Sivey 11 & 10 alternating syllable count Entrant into harry horsman's "GOODBYE" contest 11/19/2012

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  1. Date: 12/3/2012 8:02:00 AM
    Congratulations on your super placement in Harry's "Goodbye" contest Russell. I am sorry it is late. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 5:52:00 PM
    oh, my, I say with a sigh!! This one is GOOD. You created a sonnet that is full of feeling, Russell. Congrats to you.

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 10:04:00 AM
    Russell, so well done in form and feeling!

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 9:03:00 AM
    Look at you branching out into sonnet and winning, you don't need to write short verse..your skill is in the longer writes. Fav line [ Though our love is true, this you sure can’t deny At one point in our life, we must say goodbye]..line 7 [hate] no [s]Crongrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 2:21:00 AM
    congrats Russell for your 6th place winner in my goodbye contest

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 1:27:00 AM
    Congratulations Russell on this wonderful sonnet xx

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 9:21:00 PM
    Russell, congratulations ;-) In Harry's "goodbye" contest.. Good night~ PD

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 6:07:00 PM
    Nice read Russell, congrats ......Seren

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 2:21:00 PM
    love this thoughtful write, Russell

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 1:14:00 PM
    Very nice write! Really enjoyed thus piece! I recently posted "I'm sorry", kind of similar subject but from a diff view. Very nice once again! Keep the pen handy, Andrea

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 7:45:00 PM
    Beautiful romantic and tender, a sure winner Russell, xxxx Vie

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 7:36:00 PM
    Hi Russell, thanks for commenting on my poetry. I really appreciate it. I love your Goodbye sonnet. It is so heartfelt and so true, we are constantly saying goodbye to those we love be it a lover, family, friend or pet. I know all about goodbyes. Well done and best of luck in the contest. Love Constance

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 7:17:00 PM
    the heart warms and then, we are parting again, love a little tinged by sorrow, thinking by me, we come back to see, if old lovers might return, yes tomorrow ....good Russell mate!

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 3:47:00 PM
    Nice sonnet and a lucky man! Light & Love