Goodbye

Goodbye

A Chapter by Debbie Barry
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A poem to a guy.

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Goodbye

 


December 23, 1995


My weakness for a uniform
Coupled with my broken heart
Led me to your open arms
And, sadly, to your bed.


I thought that I had fallen
In love with you but now
I see you for the man you are.
And know I cannot love you.


You used my love to fill your need
When it was convenient,
I thank my God that I was wrong
When I thought that I was pregnant.


I've said goodbye and gone my way
And now I will find closure
In written words that are so true -
Unlike the words you've spoken.


For Danny O.




© 2017 Debbie Barry



Author's Note

Debbie Barry
I wrote this when I was 26. Initial reactions welcome.

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Debbie Barry
Debbie Barry

Clarkston, MI



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I live with my husband in southeastern Michigan with our two cats, Mister and Goblin. We enjoy exploring history through French and Indian War re-enactment and through medieval re-enactment in the So.. more..

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