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One Last Goodbye

We was only 3
You walked into the room
With your golden blonde hair
Sparkling from the open window
You tucked us in for our nap
I leaned down
To say goodbye
you told me
"Take care of your brother and sister
And you'll be back"
Well time has past
that back never came
I wonder to this day
Whatever had happened
It has been 19 years now
Since you told me
"You'll be back"
I didn't know that day
Would be
The Last Goodbye
Inspired by
Danielle’s contest

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  1. Date: 6/21/2009 10:05:00 AM
    How sad it is when a parent promises to return and never does. I think you have a winner for Danielle's contest with this excellent write! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/14/2009 1:15:00 AM
    wow. lovely kiddo =]] i know it came from the heaart=]]TinkBabyy

  1. Date: 6/4/2009 8:16:00 AM
    Justin. Thank you for your comments. And this poem is very, very sad and beautiful. Patricia

  1. Date: 5/30/2009 8:34:00 PM
    Heartfelt and poignant Justin, it is sad that the clock keeps on ticking and you still have no answer. Best of luck in the contest...Raul