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Good-Bye Song MAG

January 6, 2009
By Birdie GOLD, Ivins, Utah
Birdie GOLD, Ivins, Utah
11 articles 0 photos 0 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." - Dumbledore

Well, you are gone.
When I wished for it so long ago
I never thought it would happen.
I never meant it.
Though I may have always acted
I really did love you.
Now it’s empty here,
Not a sad empty,
Just odd and open.
Like a wall stripped of photographs
Or a shelf missing the books
That we’d seen for all our lives.
Pictures that I wasn’t in.
Books I’d never read.
And now, just gone.
We laid you in the ground today.
I played “Lead, kindly light” for you,
But I didn’t do you or the music justice
Skipping half a line by accident.
But your old friends seemed to like it
As they reminisced about how they
Miss you too.

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This article has 13 comments.

on Jul. 30 2011 at 12:56 pm
devikaarora GOLD, New Delhi, Hawaii
17 articles 0 photos 33 comments

Favorite Quote:
Dont tell me sky is the limit when there are footsteps on the moon !

This is... perfect..
I have no words for this... except for the feeling of loss.. :(

on Nov. 8 2010 at 6:54 pm
lovebug18 BRONZE, Columbia, Illinois
3 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
Stressed is just another way to spell desserts..just take a piece of cake..


I prefer pie : )

its amazing how someone who has lost a loved can compare so easliy to such a stranger as yourself..your poem is beautiful..really..

on Aug. 26 2010 at 8:47 pm
essbeekayy18 SILVER, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
6 articles 0 photos 7 comments
this was amazing. I absolytely loved it. It brought vivid images to mind and really was beautiful. Keep it up and live your life as if each day were your last

on May. 9 2010 at 1:48 pm
KaiteyAmber SILVER, Meadville, Pennsylvania
6 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Keep your face to the sun, then you wont see a shadow." - Helen Keller
" In a world filled with hate, We must dare to hope." - M. Jackson

this is strong ... I pictured images in my mind for it. I love it. -BLESSED BE-

on Apr. 13 2010 at 10:53 am
Marcella Melton BRONZE, Sparta, Tennessee
1 article 0 photos 4 comments
pain from death of a person close to you never compleatly heals but you learn to live when they could not. live your live in memory to the one you lost.

on Jan. 9 2010 at 5:56 pm
musiclover114 SILVER, Woodstock, Georgia
7 articles 0 photos 82 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

born an original, why die a copy?

i could feel ur pain and heartache through this piece.u r soooo very sorry about ur loss,and i hope u go far in life with writing.-blessed be-

on Nov. 25 2009 at 6:21 pm
TinyDancer BRONZE, Chadron, Nebraska
4 articles 0 photos 12 comments
please excuse my butchered smiley : )

on Nov. 25 2009 at 6:20 pm
TinyDancer BRONZE, Chadron, Nebraska
4 articles 0 photos 12 comments
"When in eternal lines to time thou grow'st,

So long as men can breathe or eyes can see,

So long lives this, and this gives life to thee"

just as in Shakespeare's "Shall I Compare Thee to a Summers Day," this person shall live forever, if merely through internet, or magazine, or thoughts of readers. I'm sorry for your loss. check out my work if you'd like. : )

decouvrir GOLD said...
on Nov. 25 2009 at 12:23 pm
decouvrir GOLD, Cedar Park, Texas
11 articles 0 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment.” -Sarah Dessen

yes me too it was so sad but very well done!!!!

Zero_K DIAMOND said...
on Nov. 16 2009 at 5:00 pm
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

I could feel your heart in this poem. Beautiful job.

-Blessed Be!


on Nov. 4 2009 at 3:00 pm
AbbotRabbit GOLD, Abolana, District Of Columbia
11 articles 0 photos 1028 comments

Favorite Quote:
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
-Please check out the works that I have posted on here it would be highly appreciated and I think you would greatly enjoy them, Thankk youz-
XxIll tell you Im an orphan after you meet myy familyXx

Great meaning and insight. I loved it.

Beautiful poem darling=]

-Please check out my poems that I have posted it would be greatly apreciated.

on Jun. 27 2009 at 6:51 pm
JasonsBaby GOLD, Spencer, West Virginia
11 articles 0 photos 42 comments

Favorite Quote:
when i get mad i tend to tell people to "go suck a fart"

wow, that was so heart felt,keep writing and you could be famous

Lonleydandy said...
on Jun. 27 2009 at 2:37 am
I liked it. I wish that they were gone...but want them to stay. I really do love them...they just don't know it yet. I really like how much I can relate to this poem. Thanks for writing it.