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Time to say goodbye

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Time to say goodbye

How do you say "Goodbye" to a friend
How do you realise her life had to end

What a huge gap you leave which will never be filled
Remembering your smile your manner so mild

I will remember you with fond memories, Castle wont be the same
Remembering our bingo jaunts a fortune to attain

The curb you put on my spending
Whilst waiting  for bingo to begin *

"Now Seren"'  you would say just £5 each to start
We wont bother with this and  that  

I used to laugh saying ok 
sneaking another in when she looked away

The time i won seven hundred pounds was so funny you see
I just calmly pressed the claim button, she yelled like a banshee

Thinking it was maybe a hundred wasnt that impressed
Til i saw it was much more than i had ever guessed

Your with your folks now Betti you have missed them so,
We will all get through this with  you watching us, I know.

Hwyl fawr Betti oeddech yn ffrind da, bydd yn methu  ti
goodbye Betti you were a good friend, will miss you so.

*. Can play slot boards at Castle Bingo Hall whilst waiting for session to start.

Costs 50p -£1 a game.

Betti was same age as me, diagnosed, tumour on lung 10days before she died, Left it too late to get help.  

Funeral today at 12.30 

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  1. Date: 12/11/2013 10:11:00 PM
    A very touching a rewarding piece here. I am truly sorry for your loss. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 12/7/2013 2:52:00 PM
    Hi Seren so sad my condolences to you, sure she would have loved this tribute, all the best Poetowen

  1. Date: 12/1/2013 11:25:00 AM
    Some goodbyes are harder than others, and unfortunately you've said some of the hardest. I really don't know what to say except that I'm still here as a friend whenever you need it. The poem is nice, but as always I hate to say that knowing the subject matter.

  1. Date: 11/28/2013 4:42:00 AM
    oh bless you Seren you really are going through it love , I was checking to see if oyu were about because I have not heard from you and I find this.. my heart goes out to you and may your friend rest in peace xx

  1. Date: 11/27/2013 5:27:00 AM
    This is a positive remembrance poem to a good friend of yours! It is a sad subject but a write well written with cheerful memories of the deceased! Keep your chin up my friend, she is looking down on you now and smiling! Your love will never end! What a beautiful piece Seren, Sorry for your loss! Great Work!!

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts
    Date: 11/27/2013 12:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you ...Seren
  1. Date: 11/27/2013 4:25:00 AM
    - Heartbreaking sad!! - A beautiful goodbye poem to a good friend .... too young to leave this world. - Her soul must rest on angels' soft blankets - RIP. - Wish I could give you a hug, Seren. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts
    Date: 11/27/2013 12:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you ...Seren