Goodbye

Poem By Sallie Howson

I will not visit art galleries
With you in mind.
Buying books
And postcards
In order to
Share the beauty
With you.

I will not fix scenes in my head
Remembering every detail
Of trees blossoming,
Birds flying,
People interacting.
Ready to relate it
To you.

I will not write poetry
Revealing my private thoughts
And inner feelings.
Knowing every word
Will be
Lapped up
By you.

I will not intrude on your depression
And solitude,
Searching out
Touching scriptures,
Encouraging words,
And loving thoughts
For you.

No,
No more.
I will cancel you from my life
Just as thoroughly
As you
Have cancelled me
From yours.

Comments about Goodbye

Interesting poem, with a touch of bitterness. Goodbyes, should they be private?
heartfelt piece, touching, thanks for sharing 10
beautifully expressed very heartfelt
Well penned, a very emotional poem. I guess goodbye will make you a better person and made a better one start. God bless - Rommel
A very forceful and certain ' goodbye' here Sallie. Keep the will power going, don't give in. Stand by your decision. Interesting write, and a pleasure to read. Love Ernestine XXX


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