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Saying Hello Again

Updated on July 20, 2014

He didn’t know

Why it was so

She seemed so content

At first their love

Was like a blessing

Life was full of joy

And they were together

And it seemed so much like love

Then things seemed to change

As he kissed her

There was a faraway look in her eyes

He told her he loved her

But there was no reply

Days came and went

And it seemed as if she was drifting away

But when he looked at her

She only smiled

He dreaded to ask her

As long as she stayed by his side

He was willing to hold her

Not worrying about tomorrow

As long as she stayed

He was happy

But his heart trembled

And slowly began to ache


Then came the day

When she was so thoughtful

He was sure that she would say

Farewell to him and fly away

Far from the love he had to share

But the time passed

And still she was here

Finally when he felt

That things were so unbearable

He turned to her

As they sat beneath the starry sky

He looked deep into her eyes

And he asked her why

Why was she like this?

Why was her love

Not radiating for him

And he told her of the ache

He held deep inside

At first she was so thoughtful

Then finally she confessed

Her heart had been captured

By someone else

But as the days passed

She realized

That her home was with him

And not anyone else

So while she had been considering

To tell him good-bye

She had come to realize

That she wanted once again

To say hello to him

Once again to start anew

To begin loving once more

As he listened he began to smile

The storm was over

The sun had come out

And love could begin once more

Once again to start anew

To begin loving once more

As he listened he began to smile

The storm was over

The sun had come out

And love could begin once more

© 2014 Gypsy Rose Lee

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      You welcome tirelesstraveler. Glad to be of help.

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      Judy Specht 3 years ago from California

      Been thinking a lot about enduring lately. Thanks for helping me source some things out.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you so much Ubanichijioke. Glad you enjoyed this.

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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 3 years ago from Lagos

      ha! was glad she didn't leave again. This made another interesting love read. Sometimes, this thing called love is very hard to understand. Well, I am glad she changed her mind cos the man would have had another sad face like the one in the last poem I read. Another wonderful write, Gypsy.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Jamie. Glad you enjoyed this.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Jamie. Glad you enjoyed this.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

      Beautiful Gypsy. Jamie

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Hope you are all enjoying a hot and sunny summer day. You know that at the very beginning here on HPs I was terrified to see the comments. Really I was because I didn't know how you would like me and my poetry. Now I eagerly look for each comment and they make me smile. It's like getting an Oscar with each comment and thinking, They like me, they really do. Thanks.

      Thank you Bill. Glad you enjoyed this. Perhaps this summer will give me lots more inspiration.

      Glad you enjoyed this Faith. Thanks for the vote. Blessings.

      Glad you enjoyed this Lave.

      Thank you Manatita and glad you enjoyed it.

      Thank you so much Shauna. Glad you enjoyed this.

      Thank you Jodah and thanks for the vote.

      Glad you enjoyed this Ruby.

      Romance is what makes this world still beautiful Kim. Thanks for the vote.

      Glad you enjoyed this Vellur. Thanks for the vote.

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      Beautifully expressed, voted up.

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      ocfireflies 3 years ago from North Carolina

      Rasma,

      A lover's love story. There is always room for more romance. Thank you for keeping that idea alive. Voted beautiful.

      Best,

      Kim

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Beautiful as always. Lover it...

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      John Hansen 3 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Wonderful Rasma. You are the master of the love story. Voted beautiful.

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      Shauna L Bowling 3 years ago from Central Florida

      Nice, Rasma. This brings to mind The Bridges of Madison County. Lovely poem, my friend!

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      manatita44 3 years ago from london

      You told this one into a beautiful story, and one that ended well. Excellent Gypsy.

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      Lavender 3 years ago

      Lovely. . :-)

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      Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

      Beautiful and genuine.

      Voted up ++++ and away

      Blessings always

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      Bill Holland 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      It's a shame we don't see more of you, Rasma, because your poetry is quite lovely.