Treasure Island

Jhustin Sanao

(august 26 1993 / Quezon City)

True Love II (Goodbye)


This might be the last time
I would have a chance to say goodbye to you
Because I’m going to leave you tomorrow
To persuade my dream of being the best for you

It’s really hard for me to let go of you
Because you are my everything
But for me to become the best
I must make some sacrifices

I thank you
For the wonderful memories we shared
All the sweetest moment’s we had
And I hope you can forgive me for being selfish

I just wish I could see you before I leave
I wish I could hug you one more time
I wish I could kiss your lips
For the last time

I hope you understand
I don’t want to leave you
But that’s life
We must take chances

And I promise you
That when I come back
You will not regret
The decision I made….

Submitted: Thursday, April 29, 2010
Edited: Thursday, July 14, 2011

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  • Nicanor P. Tiosen (2/2/2014 6:48:00 PM)

    You better make good your promise. There are those who easily forget once they are away. I know you are not one of them. (Report) Reply

  • Nicanor Tiosen (8/22/2013 8:14:00 PM)

    So sweet. I believe your loved one would understand your reason for leaving. Anyway, it is but temporary and you promised to return. These were captured beautifully in the poem. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Anita Sehgal (11/19/2012 4:52:00 AM)

    difficult to say good bye but all good things also have to end..life moves on.. well done! keep up the good work.. (Report) Reply

  • Red O'mara (11/16/2012 7:37:00 AM)

    Great to see someone so young writing poetry like this, Jhustin. Please keep it up, you show a great deal of promise. In fact, if English is your second language, and I would assume that as you live in the Philipines it is, what you're writing is amazing. (Report) Reply

  • So Close (11/15/2012 12:21:00 AM)

    I can feel the words completely because I am just passing my days with the same feel.....the poem make me sad.................................................... (Report) Reply

  • Asif Andalib (10/14/2012 3:36:00 AM)

    May your aspirations be fulfilled. Good poem. It will encourage young lovers to become established. (Report) Reply

  • Clara Odelia Ciutara (7/13/2011 8:43:00 AM)

    hi..this poem is so lovely and touching me..
    i specially like some part of it:

    I thank you
    For the wonderful memories we shared
    All the sweetest moment’s we had
    And I hope you can forgive me for being selfish

    they're really true to me (it happened to me once) and you wrote it very well..good writing :) (Report) Reply

  • Kameron K (3/16/2011 10:38:00 AM)

    GREAT! ! ! Keep it up. I can to relate to each of your poems. They are very good. (Report) Reply

  • Dove Allen (8/30/2010 10:12:00 AM)

    Thanks for wanting another comment on your poem from me ;) Saying goodbye is never easy...but when it is the 'right' thing to do...we must follow our heart! Nice poem although a sad one.. (Report) Reply

  • Jenny Gordon (8/15/2010 10:24:00 PM)

    You portray it well, I think, but I've never been a guy. It seems very real. Why wouldn't the speaker even keep in touch while he was gone-'cuz he'd miss her too much to think straight?
    Reminds me of Jane Austen's novel Persuasion. The heroine persuaded by her friends to give her lover up, still loved him and regretted doing that; when he did return w/his circumstances improved, she still loved him and of course it ended happily ever after.
    The only next question is whether it does ever happen so in real life. (Report) Reply

  • majid Alsaady (8/13/2010 5:04:00 PM)

    telling the experience of sacrifice for the liebe is somthing hard to catch.u r telling the deepest of that bravely. very nice write. i like to read more of u. thanks for the invite. (Report) Reply

  • Dove Allen (7/14/2010 9:40:00 AM)

    They say...let someone go...if they come back...it was meant to be...Good luck on your life's journey in love..your poetry shows merit...your ability to convey your feelings is a gift...keep on writing and I am sure you will write about ahappy experience in your life soon. (Report) Reply

  • Rebo Bebo (7/5/2010 3:54:00 PM)

    i like this poem. as it is talking about the reality.i am new comer.could you please tell me your opinion about the poem i wrote.thanks alot (Report) Reply

  • Dwi Utami (7/2/2010 12:14:00 AM)

    justin i.like all ur creation poem.but i.dont like sadness poem, , i.want to seen when u can't creat happy poem? plz mesage me ok.god luck. (Report) Reply

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