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Bittersweet Poems: A Kiss Goodnight

Updated on June 12, 2013
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When I die
Let it be another day
Cause one more smile from you
Will make it all okay.

Let me have a few more words
To ease your pain
And try my best
To plainly explain

This is how
Things should be
Cause I could never live
Without you next to me.

When I die
Let it be some other night
Cause I need a few more moments
To squeeze you tight

Caress your cheeks
And dry your eyes
To reassure you
There's a good reason why

Let our final moments
Be blessed in light
So I can have one more kiss
Before this goodnight.

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      Karen Silverman 5 years ago

      YUM-my..i think i need a smoke..lol..AND - i adore the picture! Well done, Philly!

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      myownlife 5 years ago from london

      Awesome poem, a kind of touchy, full of tender.

      Great to read it.

      Cheers

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      kjforce 5 years ago from Florida

      PhillyDreamer...your words left me breathless..such emotion...thank you for sharing and may you have many more nights ahead.....great poem..

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      Martin Kloess 5 years ago from San Francisco

      good work, my friend

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      lcbenefield 5 years ago from Georgia

      Such a gentle caress with words. Beautifully done.

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      This is such a pleasure to read because of all the tenderness in your beautiful words.

      Voted up and beautiful

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      Ann-Christin 5 years ago from UK

      Such a beautiful and tender poem I love it :)