Door To Goodbye (poem)

Can you see the door close to our goodbye

So many and more the tears put away

So many before our hearts learned to stray

And no one was sure of the reason why


No time to explore what words had to say

No time to re-shore what pain put awry

The times that we swore to give it a try

Have led to the door before us today


Those reasons galore now fall from our lips

Wild passions now sore such flames to ignite

To even a score uncertain as this


And into this war a stranger known slips

A chance to restore our reason to fight

And see that this door is closed with a kiss

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shiningirisheyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

Very relatable write.

Thanks for this.

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Michele Travis 4 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

You write very good poems. I wish I could. Some of us have talent, and some of us do not. You are one of those who do have talent. Voted up.

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xstatic 4 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

A wistful good-bye, a door we don't want to open.

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writer20 4 years ago from Southern Nevada

Good poem although rather sad.

Voted up and interesting.

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anglnwu 4 years ago

Nicely done. Thanks for sharing.

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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco Author

and so 1+1=?

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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

This was so beautifully done.

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Minnetonka Twin 4 years ago from Minnesota

Beautifully sad poem on love that ends.

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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. Goodbyes are always saddest when the door closes. This was lovely and with Roy bringing on the tears well what can I say super. Passing it on.

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Sueswan 4 years ago

Hi Mhatter99

You words beautifully capture the heartbreak of goodbye.

Voted up and away!

Take care :)

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snowdrops 4 years ago from The Second Star to the Right

Beautiful yet sad. Thumbs up!

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rahul0324 4 years ago from Gurgaon, India

beautifully done

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Kaili Bisson 4 years ago from Canada

The only other singer who could convey more feeling in a song than Roy Orbison was Patsy Cline. A well-chosen video to accompany your poem.

Dorothy saltel 2 years ago

lovely poem and great song, I danced to this many times. always a nice adventure. Thank-You.

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