Peter Rhodes

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Farewell


Farewell is a word,
So simple, so pure
Saying what started
but did not endure.
Farewell is a feeling
of something that's gone
Farewell is a memory
that stays for too long
Farewell is everything
that's been left unsaid
Farewell is the greeting
of someone
who's dead.

Submitted: Monday, January 17, 2011
Edited: Monday, October 27, 2014

Topic of this poem: farewell


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