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sometimes
we don't get a chance
to say goodbye

you sit there
tears in your eyes
wondering why

and

it don't make sense
to be strong
because it stings

you can't explain
the pain each
memory brings

and

the guilt
of stupidity
leads to regret

images
in your mind
mean you can't forget

sadly

stubborn to reach out
means feelings 
are not heard

spite leads to
unanswered questions
no last word

and

its not them
knocking at the door
they can't call

there is no point
saying sorry
to the wall

because

sometimes
we don't get a chance
to say goodbye

you sit there
tears in your eyes
wondering why

Simple Musings
Silent One
18 September 2017










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Date: 10/6/2019 8:52:00 PM
This is another gem and rings true. Sometimes we don't get the chance to say goodbye and that's just a part of life. A sad part. There won't be any "goodbyes" in heaven you know! Love and prayers for you, Gina
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Date: 2/28/2018 3:46:00 AM
Wow it really touch me. I this made me remember the friend i never said nor he didn't say sorry/goodbye too. And still wishing and hoping that we can meet say our last words. Nice writing i loved it
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Date: 11/19/2017 11:43:00 PM
Wow such a moving read. It doesn't make sense to be strong because it stings...touched by true emotions. Stubborn to reach out...ah so very true. A very brilliant and inspiring read. I' ve lived these moments...sorry to the wall. You deliver cleverly and the emotions pour down the page. Gripping!
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Date: 11/2/2017 11:06:00 AM
God this is beautiful!!!
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Date: 10/22/2017 1:47:00 PM
I have lived in these moments where I never said goodbye or I just walked out without telling the person that I won't return ...I guess , we are strangers at times . Your words are very loud and clear even though your name is' silent one '..and I am glad that you're here ..hugs ~red
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Date: 10/18/2017 3:18:00 PM
So that it doesn't happen, it's good to always view the people around you with the awareness of how fragile their existences are.
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Date: 9/28/2017 12:42:00 AM
As usual you come up with the best for the POTW, Congrats.
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Date: 9/27/2017 8:17:00 PM
I really enjoy reading this SO. It is so true, you can't talk to the wall so you need to say it while you can. Very excellent write. Congratulations.
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Date: 9/25/2017 7:13:00 PM
Back to say congrats on POTW for this fine poem.
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Date: 9/25/2017 6:44:00 PM
Just now found this exceptional beauty my friend. Such a great description. One can feel the depths of sorrow and the harsh reality.. A fav my friend.. Congrats on POTW..
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Date: 9/25/2017 9:41:00 AM
Silent One: This is another of your works that will affect any that enter in. I just can't seem to add that depth to what I do. I'm so pleased to read those that can. Thanks for sharing with all of us on the soup. oldbuck
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Date: 9/25/2017 2:13:00 AM
Congrats on POTW Si, so well deserved on a brilliant write....Maria
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Date: 9/24/2017 6:04:00 PM
Congrats on POTW, Silent One...much truth to be gleaned here. My very best regards! :) john
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Date: 9/24/2017 2:22:00 PM
Great Write Silent.I guess in some way I feel like I never said goodbye to my dad...I was only 3 when he was killed in a car accident, so I don't really remember it, or him. It's all good though, I know I will see him again :) Have good week :)
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Date: 9/24/2017 9:50:00 AM
This one hits home, SO. Congratulations!
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Date: 9/21/2017 4:10:00 PM
This poem is so emotional and really tugs my heart-strings. I never got to say good=bye to someone too. But, I know their spirit lives and knows how much I loved him and I'm sure it's true for you too. Hugsss.........
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Date: 9/21/2017 3:14:00 PM
Sad but true, many left only wondering if only". Good write, silent one:)
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Date: 9/20/2017 12:31:00 PM
- You are completely right in these lines, S.O. - many who are left with a bad conscience - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 9/20/2017 10:04:00 AM
So true and real. Heartfelt when reading, thinking of my own personal experiences with this subject. Wonderfully written Silent One.
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Date: 9/20/2017 7:34:00 AM
Why does separation come? So hard do bear. Even if you say Good Bye, grief is no less. Best Wishes to you always
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Date: 9/19/2017 8:43:00 PM
Yes, we wonder why people leave our lives. I have lost touch with people I didn't want to lose touch with. Tears may be the result of such losses - as you point out in this work. Best Matthew Anish
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Date: 9/19/2017 6:43:00 PM
I think that has happened to a lot of people Silent One, a good write for many reasons. Thanks for sharing.
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Date: 9/19/2017 4:43:00 PM
Much truth to your poem, Silent One. Is it based on personal experience? As for my poem, what bars do men (or women) go to for meditative purposes? I know of none. What I like about humorous verse is that it doesn't have to be true to life to get a laugh. Best to you. / M
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Date: 9/19/2017 4:44:00 PM
It is not a personal poem.. I believe there are bars in Amsterdam, or cafes, should I say that people go to for such things..
Date: 9/19/2017 6:58:00 AM
oh ... come looking for some dots and fount tears ... huh ... yall come back now ... ya hear . ..
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Date: 9/18/2017 6:55:00 PM
:'( No it is too late to say I'm sorry ,, nicely done Hugs Eve ~`*
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