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Farewell

I look at you and I can see sadness on your face
I can feel the weight of the goodbye upon your shoulders
Your eyes brim with tears of farewell
And I ask myself, Why?
I turn to my God and ask, Why?
Why should people meet and cultivate the land of relationship,
And then leave before they can enjoy the fruits of their toil?
But I get no answer.

You have walked this road

Calculated the distances and set your destinations
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Dee Daffodil 09 August 2006

Mpho...This is a very touching poem...it's very often hard to say goodbye...but you have managed this with grace and dignity. Top notch! ! The last few lines I think sum up the feeling of the whole poem...your wish for the best for the other person. You sound like a true friend. Hugs, Dee

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