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Passing

June 6, 2010

Will you wait,
I wondered softly,
staring at the sky.
Silence answered
my whispered words,
then footsteps
moving away.
I wanted to scream,
to beg and plead,
but instead
I let you go,

and so

years go by,
and so do you,
crossing paths
from time to time,
a smile,
a few words,
and still, I’m here
waiting,
wanting you
to change, to realize,
but never saying
all those things,
asking if you
still care too.

I’ll wave goodbye
and watch the sky,
never quite letting go.

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One comment

  1. YOu capture the emoiton of longing so well here and how we sometimes fail to act upon what we really need in our life…so sad..but true. Well done!



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