Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

Freshman - 589 Points (Baltimore, Maryland)

A Sad Good-bye (A Pirouette Poem) Poem by Dorothy (Alves) Holmes


You turned and walked away
shoulders slumped, eves downcast,
the morning air was still...
bright sun crept through the slats
of window's cracked shades
like the eye lids of dawn.

Like the eye lids of dawn
I saw your tears falling,
wanting to touch your face
it was too late you had
closed the door on our love.

Dorothy Alves Holmes
A Poet Who Loves To Sing

Submitted: Sunday, June 12, 2011
Edited: Saturday, August 13, 2011
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  • Veteran Poet - 1,092 Points Unwritten Soul (6/12/2011 12:57:00 PM)

    Good bye sometimes can be a happy thing but mostly tearful pain, and the title is clever my friend and yeah........it sad honestly i like to have a start without ending hahaha..sorrow but nice write :) _Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

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