Monica Engeler

Rookie - 344 Points (05/31/1962 / NJ)

Good By My Friend

Poem by Monica Engeler

Where has time gone?
I wish I knew.
The years are very few.

There is just too much to do.
Time can't efface the past.
I hope the hurt won't last.

Words remain locked in me.
I want to stop your suffering,
But time is pending.

The cancer is taking over you.
I can see right into your eyes.
Your cry is not a lie.

My thoughts are for you only.
Please I want you to be alright
But all there is; is time.

There is never enough space.
Send me back to another life.
I want your flame to show grace.

I'm tending you,
Is It the last moment?
Time is important.

My wishing won't come true.
The cancer has reached an end.
Good by my friend.

Your suffering is now over.
My tears tell the story.
I am just so sorry.

The glowing light will guide you.
The angels will give you a new life.
I will see you again when it is my time.

Comments about Good By My Friend by Monica Engeler

  • James B. Earley (2/18/2008 12:51:00 PM)

    I share this moment my friend. A dear one passed a few years ago of cancer. Once so vibrant, she just simply faded away. I appreciate your thoughts!(Report)Reply

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  • Sandra Fowler (6/17/2007 5:04:00 PM)

    Good-bye is one of the saddest words in the English language. But you were there for the one you held so dear And it does get better farther on. Beautiful poem. Prayers for you.

    Warmest regards,


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  • Rishikesh Ranga (4/12/2006 8:42:00 AM)

    very sensitive n touching poem
    good work(Report)Reply

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  • Joseph Tanner (1/22/2005 9:04:00 AM)

    Letting go is hard, knowing one day we will return keeps us going on.(Report)Reply

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  • David Gerardino (12/15/2004 5:09:00 PM)

    my mom died some time back, and it was cancer.
    peaple who are dieing like this have a look and
    sadnass about them, ...and you cant do any thing
    about it but hope for the best.(Report)Reply

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  • Herbert Nehrlich1 (12/15/2004 4:24:00 PM)

    This is so sad and heartfelt, I am sorry with you. You must now wait for a new beginning, as there are more worlds and lives for the simple reason that we have so many promises still to keep.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Poem Edited: Wednesday, October 25, 2006