jerry hughes

Veteran Poet - 1,078 Points (January 4,1931 / a citizen of the world)

Goodbye


Goodbye is so final.
It ends everything, dismissing
all the goodness by tying it up
in a shabby parcel, and posting it
stampless to the dead letter office.
There to sit on a shelf with the other
goodbyes that suffered the same fate

Submitted: Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Edited: Saturday, February 12, 2011

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Comments about this poem (Goodbye by jerry hughes )

  • Rookie - 317 Points Subbaraman N V (11/29/2007 12:01:00 AM)

    Let that Almighty God Be With You! Goodbye! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alison Cassidy (4/12/2007 1:56:00 AM)

    Another of my favourites. I guess not many people know about the 'dead letter office' anymore. It has gone the way of blotting paper and adding machines. Beautiful poem. love, Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie JoAnn McGrath (4/10/2007 9:45:00 PM)

    Sort of like sorry is sometimes... : O)
    Nice write (Report) Reply

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