David Lessard


I'll Be Back To Say Goodbye


I'll be back to say goodbye,
for I'm not really leaving;
just going for a short time,
I may do a bit of grieving.

I'll mull over what you said,
that for us the end is near;
you have to find yourself,
I understand my dear.

And you will need to understand,
that I need time, like you;
to wonder where it all went wrong,
now that I've lost you.

I hope you find yourself real soon,
I can't throw away my life;
I can't toss aside tomorrows,
I can't eradicate a wife.

I'll be back to say goodbye,
if goodbyes are understood;
if goodbyes are set in stone,
then I will leave for good.

Submitted: Friday, March 07, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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  • Susan Lacovara (3/7/2014 7:39:00 PM)

    Perhaps the word most often choked back......goodbye, the feared finality. Prolific and powerful. (Report) Reply

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