Jacqueline Vega

Rookie (March 16,1993 / San Francisco Bay Area)

Hello and Goodbye

He says hello but I just say goodbye
That's not the way that it's supposed to go
So I keep listening to lovesongs lie

I can't be happy and I don't know why
When I want Yes its easier to say No
He says hello but I just say goodbye

I'm sure he's wondering now why I don't try
But he'll move on and I will not let go
And I'll keep listening to lovesongs lie

I'm better off pretending to be shy
My feelings are a weakness I won't show
So when he says hello I say goodbye

There's safety in a cool and downcast eye
But how much am I willing to forgo?
And keep on listening to lovesongs lie

Perhaps I'll see him someday by and by
And life will give me one more chance to blow
He'll say hello and I will say goodbye
And I'll keep listening to lovesongs lie

Submitted: Wednesday, January 21, 2009

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  • Rookie Krista Churchill (1/21/2009 1:23:00 AM)

    I agree with the love songs that lie.. They do sometimes... i feel the pain in this poem you wrote it well with great expressions..

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