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Just Saying Hello - poem

Updated on April 20, 2013
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sometimes

just a quick hello

in a stolen moment of sincerity

means all the world to a lonely heart

looking for a glimmer of hope

that someday there will be more

between the hello

and the inevitable goodbye

~


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    • DanaTeresa profile imageAUTHOR

      Dana Strang 

      4 years ago from Ohio

      ocfireflies... hello! sorry about the delayed response. I have not been on HP much.... words from a friend, even a few, do seem to work wonders to combat lonely feelings..... wishing you well.

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      ocfireflies 

      4 years ago from North Carolina

      DanaTeresa,

      Not being one who cares much for talking on the phone, I do know how

      wonderful a friendly hello can mean on those days when I am feeling particularly alone.

      Thank You,

      Kim

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      Dana Strang 

      4 years ago from Ohio

      Ah. A "hello" from the handsome and talented Docmo! :)

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      Mohan Kumar 

      4 years ago from UK

      Hello gorgeous!

    • DanaTeresa profile imageAUTHOR

      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      Thank you, AUDREY. This is one I really enjoyed working on.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      Lovely write!

    • DanaTeresa profile imageAUTHOR

      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      lovedoctor926 / xstatic / CMCastro / Gypsy Rose Lee -

      Thank you for your comments. Short and sweet as well. :)

    • DanaTeresa profile imageAUTHOR

      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      ImKarn23 - H E L L O to my soul sista! You always get just what I am saying/feeling. It is a beautiful thing to be understood.... The honor is mine. You have enriched my life in too many ways to count....

      "Sometimes the hello ain't worth the goodbye - ya know?" Boy do I know it! A lesson I think I am still learning.

      Luv ya! xx

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      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      Vellur / Beth 100 / Minnetinka Twin...

      HELLO MY FRIENDS! I am amazed at the positive responses I am getting from this short little expression of feelings. Thank you so very much for taking the time to comment.... See you around hubland. :)

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      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      Mhatter99 - Hello to you good sir.... always honored when you stop by and comment.

    • DanaTeresa profile imageAUTHOR

      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      blondey - thank you sweetie. it is so nice to be appreciated. i woul dnot have come half this far without friends like you... hugs.

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      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      Docmo - yes. if you can say a paragraph with a word, that is good communication. Good relationship? I suppose that would depend on what is said.... a hello from you is always welcome.

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      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      Daisy Mariposa - Salut! Merci beaucoup! :)

    • DanaTeresa profile imageAUTHOR

      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      Victoria Lynn and ChristyWrites

      Thank you girls! Great to see my friends here... if a few words is all you need, then adding more is just a waste. i am happy that i was able to use just enough....

      Hugs to both of you! See you around.

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      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      Nellieanna - I am always to honored when I see you have taken the time to comment on my work. Thank you. And no worries about the typo! I am the Queen of Typos. ... :)

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      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      wayne barrett - nowadays you don't even need to use your voice! you can FB message, ot text. Though keep in mind "What are you wearing?" is much less effective when tyoed. Not that I wold know anything about that... talk to Suzie :)

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Hello Dana! Short but sweet indeed.

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      Christina M. Castro 

      5 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

      Short and sweet, like too many conversations!

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      Jim Higgins 

      5 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

      Many good and well deserved comments here. I agree, a very good poem.

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      lovedoctor926 

      5 years ago

      Such truth in this simple message. voted up!

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      Karen Silverman 

      5 years ago

      Sometimes the hello ain't worth the goodbye - ya know?

      I adore your spirit and your heart - you're just SUCH a fine human being!

      It's an honor to call you friend!

      HELLOOOOOOOO?????

      lol..

      voting/sharing

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      Linda Rogers 

      5 years ago from Minnesota

      Hi Dana~liked your poem and reminder that a simple hello can be so important. H E L L O Dana :-)

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      Beth100 

      5 years ago from Canada

      A simple gesture with a great positive impact on the receiver. Hello! :)

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      Nithya Venkat 

      5 years ago from Dubai

      WOW, I love this one. Great write.

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      Martin Kloess 

      5 years ago from San Francisco

      Hello... sometimes the numbers...

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      Daisy Mariposa 

      5 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Dana,

      Bonjour, mon ami! Hello, my friend! Magnifique poème!

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      Blondey Hubpages 

      5 years ago

      sweet poem and so short but so meaningful! I mean it! :0) good work...you have come a long way (baby) as a writer, you're simply amazing.

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      Mohan Kumar 

      5 years ago from UK

      So much said in so little. That's the sign of good communication and great relationships. Hello, Dana!

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      Christy Birmingham 

      5 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      So sweet in such a condensed way :))

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      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Nice one! Well said in just a few words. :-)

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      5 years ago from TEXAS

      Oh, dear - I dozed off before I noticed my typo! I HOPE your day is pleasant. I've no idea how to hop one! haha!

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      5 years ago from TEXAS

      Hello! Dear Dana! Your hello is mighty welcome, too, you know!

      I hop your day has been going well thus far! Be happy, sweetie.

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      Wayne Barrett 

      5 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      and nowadays you don't even have to get tangled in the cord to have descent conversation...

      If you answer and you here a low husky voice whisper, "What are you wearing?" Oh, I would never do something like that...blame Billy : )

    • DanaTeresa profile imageAUTHOR

      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      billybuc - Hello my friend (and mentor in many ways). Sometimes it is the little things that mean the most. Nice to see you. Enjoy your weekend and Take Care.

    • DanaTeresa profile imageAUTHOR

      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      Deborah Brooks - and hello to you my dearest. .... thank you so much for your kind words. it only takes a second to make someones day. you do that for me all the time.

      thank you for sharing!

      HUGS! xx

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      Dana Strang 

      5 years ago from Ohio

      Sunshine625 - H E L L O ! thanks for adding a little sunniness to my day!

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      Bill Holland 

      5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Such a small gesture can indeed mean so much.

      Hello, Dana!

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Hello my sweet friend.. You are the best and don't you forget it.. You are a beautiful person and I am so glad I have you to talk to .. many blessings dearest

      Debbie

      shairng

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hello Dana :)

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