Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,546 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Lost For Words - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

It was you
who originated the saying.
It became our way
of saying goodbye.
A running joke
that constantly perplexed people.
“Very well then…f**k off & die! ”
we’d laugh & hug.

But I never meant for you
to take me literally.
And now
you have.
And I am lost
for words.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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