Francis Duggan

The Word Farewell - Poem by Francis Duggan

I love the simple word hello
It always rings a joyful bell
But one of the saddest words i know
Is the oft times tearful word farewell.

The tearful mother hugs her son
Write to me when you're far away
And i will miss you when you're gone
And for your safe return I'll pray.

The word farewell oft times bring tears
And I've never known it to bring joy
In fact the time you say farewell
Could also mean your last goodbye.

I've used the word 'farewell' before
And I know what it really mean
I said farewell to dearest friends
And for years those friends i have not seen.

The word 'hello' a word i love
It always rings a joyful bell
But one word I don't like to hear
And that is the sad word 'farewell'.

Comments about The Word Farewell by Francis Duggan

  • (5/11/2013 6:57:00 PM)

    Totally, totally excellent. Just WOW does it ring my bell.... (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 7, 2008

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 3, 2009

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