Heather Burns

Leaving Abruptly - Poem by Heather Burns

Why did you leave so
without even a good bye

leaving behind a heart
never to heal

oft times you return in
the night

dreams become blurred
a string of emotions

days are long without you
yesterday taken over by

Yet your image remains
How can I ever forget?

Topic(s) of this poem: leaving

Comments about Leaving Abruptly by Heather Burns

  • David Wood (8/17/2013 5:10:00 AM)

    A truly beautiful poem Heather. Seperatrion in all its forms is sad, but time does heal a wounded heart. (Report) Reply

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  • Geetha Jayakumar (8/17/2013 2:43:00 AM)

    Wow. Beautiful poem...Yes, Separation is too painful especially when it was true love, which is beautifully shown in this poem...Loved reading it.. (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/16/2013 3:55:00 PM)

    When a lover leaves, the separation may be looked at as brief and routine. May even forget to say good bye. When the separation is longer concern and anxiety keep mounting. True love is never forgotten. Beautifully developed in the poem. (Report) Reply

  • (8/16/2013 2:46:00 PM)

    I don't think you can ever forget a true love.
    A great poem.
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  • (8/16/2013 2:45:00 PM)

    as usuall, your words so alive
    i love the imagery, especially the last stanza

    How can I ever forget
    the love of my life?
    those simple words mean alot, love always eternity in our heart and life
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  • (8/16/2013 2:37:00 PM)

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 16, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, August 25, 2014

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