Say Farewell

Say farewell to the days

when the sun always shone,

farewell to the days

when you were never alone.

 

Say hello to the nights

that will fill you with dread,

hello to the nightmares

that will enter your head.

 

Say farewell to a life

that you could once control,

farewell to a life

that once had hope in its soul.

 

Say hello to a future

where you can’t help but lose,

hello to a future

where all you hear is bad news.

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3 Comments

  1. Much as I love your writing style, and understand these sentiments, I see the glass half empty when I read this. And see many for whom aloneness is a joy. I think it takes a certain skill and attitude to learn to network when life isolates. A particular issue with elderly, and surprisingly, many young who are letting go of courtesy and forming very superficial relationships of convenience where there should be longer lasting friendship. My glass is half full, and I had to learn new ways to keep it that way after moving to a new locality where meeting like minded people was very hard.

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