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In Bits and Pieces

Memories sift through my fingers like sand Of those I loved and then left behind. Too simple, it seems, when we say goodbye-- A word that can smother flames of friendship and love How is it possible, after so many moments shared To turn our backs, walk away, close the door Why is it so easy to forget The laughter and tears we spent together Before each of us moved on chasing life I wish those hours could reappear So I could hold and search each one And love dearly those moments they filled With those who will always be part of my heart Though miles separate us like an unending sea And love seemed to be given in bits and pieces. This was written thinking of, in particular, friends we have for a time in our lives, then we both move on.

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Date: 1/27/2023 12:14:00 PM
Cannot say goodbye so I won't , I guess. Just want what I can't have....you expressed my sentiments. Thx Anne, suzanne
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Date: 11/18/2022 12:04:00 PM
Yes this certainly happens Ann to all of us and the more silent is our communication with these precious friends, the further apart we become. Good one. HUGS AND BLESSINGS Jennifer.
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Ann Peck
Date: 11/19/2022 8:59:00 AM
Thanks, Jennifer, for understanding.
Date: 11/15/2022 11:52:00 AM
Family, are so special, I know to me they are. Blessing my friend.
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Ann Peck
Date: 11/15/2022 2:10:00 PM
Thank you, dear Eve. I was thinking of family and friends, also.
Date: 11/15/2022 10:46:00 AM
Education and technology have enabled us to "see" and "hear" ancestors and loved ones. Isn't that marvellous? Aloha!
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Ann Peck
Date: 11/15/2022 2:24:00 PM
They shouldn't be forgotten. I'm reading a book about James Madison and young America...so different we've become. The first thing I noticed was the wonderful words they spoke--all of them. So very well read. In my poem, I'm thinking mainly of friends and lovers and how easily we say goodbye. Thanks for your comments, Rico. Aloha!