Goodbyes Are Better Left Unsaid ——————day 30 napowrimo

The sun is changing now for night–
a pink delight.
I watch it fade
and masquerade.
When darkened clouds turn dapple-gray,
I’ll turn away
with aching heart.
I’ll fall apart
’cause NaPoWriMo must erase
my happy face
in silhouette–
the day we met.

©  Copyright, 2013, Freeda Baker Nichols

This poem is in the Minute form and it’s the last of 30 poems for NaPoWriMo in the month of April.  It’s been a busy time and I’ve had fun. Thanks to everyone who has viewed my poems and/or “liked” them or left a comment.  It’s been a great adventure, good discipline, something to look forward to each day.  Now, back to my short story. Never a dull moment for a writer and a poet!

18 comments on “Goodbyes Are Better Left Unsaid ——————day 30 napowrimo

  1. kayladean says:

    Beautiful poem, very well written


  2. Dorothy Johnson says:

    Congratulations on 30 days of poetry!


  3. I WIlkerson says:

    Perfect final poem! Congratulations and hope you are enjoying your break!


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  5. what an achievement…but, I’m sure your ready for your short story writing…
    hope we get a taste…


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  7. Don Sansbury says:

    Congrats on the 30 days of poems. Love the sunset theme for closing the month and challenge. Happy writing…


  8. Catherine Johnson says:

    What a beautiful finale, Freeda! Congrats on 30 poems in 30 days. You inspire me every day.


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