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Bittersweet Poems: Saying Goodnight

Updated on March 3, 2014

I hate saying "good night"
Because "good night" means the end of another perfect day
The end of another magical moment with you
"Good night" means I have to let go of this dream
That may or may not ever come true

"Good night" means you return to your world
And I return to mine
But somehow the sum of both
Don't equal our magical time

I feel so incomplete
Every night I have to say "good night" to you
Because I would rather be in your arms
Making sweet dreams come true

So forgive me if I sound so sad
When the time comes for me to say "good night"
I'm just thinking in my head
That certain things in life ain't right

If I had it my way
Our nights together would be storming
And instead of saying "good night" to you
I'd be saying
Good morning

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      Ann Carr 3 years ago from SW England

      How sweet is that! It reminds me of the song 'I don't wanta miss a thing'. Lovely sentiments and portraying a sense of wanting to get the most out of time together, out of life together.

      More great poetry! Ann

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      Mary Krenz 3 years ago from Florida's Space Coast

      I sure do love your poetry, PhillyDreamer. It shows a warm and thoughtful spirit.

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      Randi Benlulu 3 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      So sweet! Thank you for sharing! Love it!

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