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THE DAY MY SOUL DIED

Updated on September 8, 2010
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MY FIRST LOVE

I had the greatest feeling the other day,

that you loved me in a huge way,

you looked into my eyes,

and kissed me.

squeezed me tight,

and said you'll miss me....


Nothing could have prepared me for this day,

I wanted to go back in time and say...

please don't leave me!

Don't go away!

Don't move out!

Please just stay!

Don't leave me behind,

Pack me in your bag,

I love you so much,

Please don't make me sad....


My heart broke into a billion pieces that day,

Even more so... watching you drive away.

The tears wouldn't stop coming,

It was a river running wild,

I couldn't talk for days,

Because of the pain,

And instead I just withered away...


The days turned into weeks,

And the weeks turned into months,

And the months turned into years,

And it dried up all my tears.


Time started passing,

It allowed my heart to heal,

I never heard from you again,

And I often wonder how you feel.


It was years ago since I last saw you,

Though time has passed me by...

There's not a day that I don't think of you,

And remember all the things that we've been through...


We were really young back then,

Young, Wild, and free...

Just being our little selves,

Just you and me.


Our parents knew of our relationship,

They saw how close we were,

They saw how much you loved me,

And they knew that it would hurt.


I remember when we were saying good-bye,

Our moms began to cry....

It was a sad moment for me,

And inside I wanted to die...


I relive that day over and over,

Because it hurt so much...

I can still remember your face,

When we began to cry...

You wiped my face dry of tears,

Kissed me, squeezed me, and told me good-bye!

You ran to the car as fast as you could,

Because you didn't want me to see you cry.

You screamed out the window "I LOVE YOU RENA!"

As I stood there waving good-bye...

Written by: JLono

Copyright 2010

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      ROMANCER OF LIFE 6 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      Thank you Will! I'm so grateful that you stopped by to read. Thank you for a wonderful comment. Have a beautiful day!

      Romancer

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      Will Robinson 6 years ago

      This is really good. I can actually can see the visual as I'm reading this one. Keep on painting picture with your words people are really enjoying reading these beautiful works of art.

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      ROMANCER OF LIFE 6 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      Thank you Sunshyne1975! Have a blessed Week =-)

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      Sunshyne1975 6 years ago from California, US

      Wow this is really beautiful.

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      ROMANCER OF LIFE 6 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      Thank you "nighthag" I really appreciate your compliment. Thank you very much for reading =-)

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia

      this was simply beautiful, you have a beautiful gift for words...

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      ROMANCER OF LIFE 6 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      @ Island Dreamer - Awww Thank you. That tells me that you connected so well with my poem. Thanks for reading =-)

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      Gary 6 years ago from Hamiton, Ontario, Canada

      My heart was breaking as I was reading it.

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      ROMANCER OF LIFE 6 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      Thank you for the thoughtful compliment SIJO1 =-) I'm pleased that you think that I have a way with words. I try.... I think it's easier when it's your feelings that your writing about.

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      SIJO1 6 years ago

      Wow your a great writer and your way with words is fantastic. You manage to put down in words so well what runs through most peoples minds.

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      ROMANCER OF LIFE 6 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      Wow... Thank you for such a great comment. It really meant a lot to me! You really made my day, happy in every way =-)

      Thanks you so much! I can't wait to read your other comment.

      J.Lono

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ..you really give the idea, the notion, the ideal, the dignity of 'romance' new meaning and thanks to you it has new meaning - and please see my other comment on your selection of poetic magnificence!

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