This poem is about a man who changed my life. We were together for quite a while and then he left for the Marines. It explains how hard it was to say good bye.

This poem originally was published in Love Poems - Teenage Love Poems

Good-byes Are Harder Than Hellos
Hellos are hard,
You don't know what to say,
You would look at me,
But I'd look the other way.

I blushed every time I saw you,
You talked to me every day,
You smiled, and you laughed,
But once again I looked away,

Finally one day,
You talked to me once more,
And finally I got the courage,
to say hi and not ignore.

From that point on,
We were together every day,
Until you left me,
and went far, far away.

We had to say goodbye,
They are harder than Hellos,
But after a short time,
I finally let you go.

I know it will be hard,
For both you and I,
But whenever we get lonely,
We can look up in the sky,

And I will know that God, the Father,
Is watching over you,
And you will also know,
That he's watching me, too.

He'll bring us back together,
Before too much time has passed,
And we can be together,
Once again, Once more, at Last.

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  • JENNIFER
    I HAD TO LET MY TRUE LOVE GO BECAUSE OF PERSONAL CHOICES AND I LIVE REGETTING IT EVERYDAY.
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  • a
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  • Deborah
    this was a really good poem it reminded me of i guy i still like but when he talks to me i just look a way if i start to like him and he starts to like me i am going to be afraid that im going to have to say goodbye and its going to be so hard i just dont think i can do it but just over all im just saying this is a very good poet and it will help some people
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    This poem really touched me becuase this is how I acted when me and my bf first go ttogether and now he is my everything and I hate it whne I dont ge tot look at him! this is a really good poem!
  • Katie
    I love this poem! It makes me think of the guy im with now. im only 15 & hes 17 but were in love & hes signed up for the army. & will proubly be leaving next summer. So youre poem touched me VERY deeply.
  • JEN
    OMG this poem made me cry. im sitting at my computer in the library and everyone is looking at me like wats wrong but AMAZING work its worth every tear
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  • clara
    i love your poem. but i wANT TO STAY WIT MY BOYFRIEND AND I HOPE I WOULD NEVER HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE
  • Kirstie
    THIS REALI BLEW ME AWAY WELL DONE
  • noah
    that was the best poem i have ever heard in my life! I have also had to say good-by to my girlfriend it shut me down. but your poem just started me back up again! THANK YOU!
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    that was tizight.
  • Marie
    this poem is soo sad and at the same time it is really good. I read all the poems and this one touched my heart
  • Unika
    THAT WAS THE CUTEST POEM I EVER READ IN MY LIFE.
  • Tiffany
    yes i really loved it it reminds me of me and my ex boyfriend and i really enjoyed reading it was really good thank yall. out of 1-10 i will give it a 10 cause its great!
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  • benna
    that poem got me thinking about my ex Reginald I always think of him coming back
  • Demontria
    That was so very touching. I really did love that poem. Keep up the good work.
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