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My Friend II

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Twelve hours here and
twelve hours there;
Twelve hours here and
twelve hours – where?
I’ll never forget the mournful sound
made when you found
you had to leave ~
The softest howl,
almost under your breath
brought a lump to my throat
and a tear to my eye as
I turned around to retrace my steps
and found you had gone
until the morrow…
An invisible force,
an inaudible voice,
you had no choice
but you had to obey.

©Denise G Allen, 17 October 2013 05:54

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people!

8 thoughts on “My Friend II

  1. beautiful poem – it almost brought tears to my eyes. glad to connect with you poet.

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  2. What a good poem depicting a tide of sorrow… should I say lovely.??

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  3. You had to leave ~ I had to let you go
    blessings ~ maxi

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  4. mmm i felt that howl just a bit…
    or i have…smiles…

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  5. A very touching poem, adee. So sad.

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  6. What or who was on your mind when you wrote it. It is sorrow in words

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  7. This is how ‘my’ cat says goodbye in the mornings. He insists I follow him part of the way – no joke at 05:00! and I get a few of the smallest howls before he finally leaves.

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