Ali Kristianto Budiman

Rookie (25-12-1988 / Jakarta)

'Goodbye' Is Not Always A Good One - Poem by Ali Kristianto Budiman

My heart can no longer feel
Even the cut of surgical steel
Longing for the night just to sleep
But keep lost count of sheep

I’m standing tall and walking straight
What’s in mind is not what I had said
Hiding this troubled trembling soul inside me
I’m crying out loud but you can’t see

A little kiss and a smile
Waving this hand just for a while
“Goodbye” is what I shouted
But it wasn’t a good one
Has never been a good one…


Comments about 'Goodbye' Is Not Always A Good One by Ali Kristianto Budiman

  • (4/2/2006 10:57:00 AM)


    Parting is sad always.......a mild heart can bear up? Good poem A.K. (Report) Reply

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  • (4/2/2006 10:12:00 AM)


    I always enjoy words with feeling, To my mind they are the only ones worth reading by the heart.You have shown tallent again in this and a poem is expression from another and may not have to ryhme.Keep up the Feeling! Love Duncan (Report) Reply

  • (4/2/2006 4:17:00 AM)


    The first stanza is brilliant. Susie. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 1, 2006



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