Bittersweet goodbye

Bittersweet goodbye

A Poem by Coyote Poetry
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Goodbyes are necessary. Need closure to all things.

"
    Bittersweet closure


"I walk up to her house.
I celebrated one year with this young woman.
In the comfort of her small apartment.
We learned passion and hate."


An angelic face answered the door.
She asked me. Why did I come?
She fell into my arms.


I was leaving the Army.
Three years in the beauty and elegance
of Germany was coming to the end.


I came for closure.
My beautiful Daniela took me to
heaven and hell.


We entwined two lives for a year.
Her beauty enchanted my heart.
We reached the pinnacle of passion.
A million sweet kisses and thousand
words of love.


Now she is crying.
Her new love is dead.
I whisper I didn't want anyone to die.


I go to the Army P.X.
I bring her favorite rum to her.
I Play her Leonard Cohen music.
I allow her to hold on to me.


Silence is necessary.
Sometimes words don't mean much.
They only swim in sadness.
Allow pain to do the fatal mercy
of killing off the last of your hope and joy.


A young woman broke my heart.
The elixir of sweet love has turned bittersweet.


Now forgiveness and kindness are all
we have left.


Sweet and beautiful Daniela
Asked did I come to save her?


I whispered I came to say goodbye the right way.
To tell her thank you.


Her blue eyes looked into mine.
Asking for what?
I condemn you to grief and damnation.


I kissed her forehead.
I told her.


The only offense would be if we don't try to love.
Breathtaking kisses;
the warmth of two bodies becoming one for a time;
nights of love and passion


Will always bring a smile.
When the body and mind are old.
Those stories won't ever leave the heart and dreams.


I sit and baby sit Daniela for three days.


I leave her with no words of love.


Just a bittersweet goodbye."


                      Coyote
                    July 1982 

© 2010 Coyote Poetry


Author's Note

Coyote Poetry
The gift of love is a precious gift. The person who waste love will taste loneliness.

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Bittersweet goodbyes tent to leave invisible wounds in the heart
Yet it is better to have love and lost than not to have
Tasted the sweetness of the embrace of love
feel your heart beat as loud as the drums
Love is a gift that keeps on giving if we are lucky enough to receive that gift
We must guarded with our heart
Your words captured such a beautiful flow
Powerful Message within !!!

Posted 10 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.




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What a perfect piece, the emotion of lasting effect drills into the reader like screws in a wall, well done, good read.

Posted 1 Year Ago


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Coyote Poetry

1 Year Ago

Thank you dear Thomas. I forgot about this poem. I rewrote today. I believe better with a proper edi.. read more
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Memories in art. Truly honestly beautiful. My soul shaking from your creation.

Posted 3 Years Ago


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Coyote Poetry

3 Years Ago

Thank you dear poet for reading and the comment. I do appreciate. Without knowing love. What are we?
this is awesome, coyote! truly a beautiful remembrance of that faded spirit and love.


Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

"Silence is necessary.
Sometimes words don't mean much.
They only swim in sadness.
Allow pain to do the fatal mercy
of killing off the last of your hope and joy."
in that stanza particularly, you have said what so much of cannot.

Posted 10 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Grown-ups have to do tough things.

Best to stay as a child.

Posted 10 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Yeah i agree.


Posted 10 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

i sit (sat) and baby sit Daniela for three days

Posted 10 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Bittersweet goodbyes tent to leave invisible wounds in the heart
Yet it is better to have love and lost than not to have
Tasted the sweetness of the embrace of love
feel your heart beat as loud as the drums
Love is a gift that keeps on giving if we are lucky enough to receive that gift
We must guarded with our heart
Your words captured such a beautiful flow
Powerful Message within !!!

Posted 10 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

this was indeed a bittersweet love story. it has been said better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all. and sweet memories will be all we will have when we grow old. this is so true. hopefully we
Will be able to remember. and not forget. my worst love experience was the one who moved to another state without saying goodby OUCH that hurt------bad. I'm over it now but now i THINK*what a jerk

























Posted 10 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

"Silence is necessary.
Sometimes words don't mean much.
They only swim in sadness.
Allow pain to do the fatal mercy
of killing off the last of your hope and joy."

This part really stood out to me, especially the first two lines. I enjoyed the entire piece, it's great!

Posted 10 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


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