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I Saw You Go

July 23, 2009
By SaraB. GOLD, Phoenix, Arizona
SaraB. GOLD, Phoenix, Arizona
12 articles 6 photos 215 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Whatever you are, be a good one" Abraham Lincoln

I saw you go,
but didn’t stop you
as I should have done.

I saw you go,
but I did nothing;
neither of us won.

I saw you go,
but kept my mouth shut
when I could have yelled.

I saw you go,
but still, I failed you.
The truth, I withheld.

I saw you go,
but let you walk on
though that open gate.

I saw you go,
but I turned my head,
and now it’s too late.

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This article has 4 comments.

on Aug. 16 2010 at 12:21 pm
kiwi12 PLATINUM, Austin, Texas
28 articles 10 photos 365 comments
I can relate to this so so so much. thank you. really good.

on Aug. 10 2009 at 3:07 pm
phoebe-bird SILVER, Shanghai, Other
7 articles 2 photos 8 comments
As always, evocative.

Zero_K DIAMOND said...
on Aug. 10 2009 at 1:29 am
Zero_K DIAMOND, Moosic, Pennsylvania
83 articles 0 photos 435 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life's no fun if you're not insane, otherwise you grow up to be an accountant." -Moi

This is so sad and beautifully written. It screams sadness and regret.


April. BRONZE said...
on Aug. 7 2009 at 8:26 pm
April. BRONZE, Lake Charles, Louisiana
2 articles 1 photo 6 comments
:] been there. done that. Love your writing.