27 Jun LEAVING IS HARD
leaving is hard
Leaving is always hard;
Because while it’s inevitable,
it never forewarns.
sneaks up on you
like a snake slithering in the grass
or the deadline of that assignment.
Because it means that what happened was temporary,
and all that’s left is you.
you might forget,
even what you swore would never be forgotten.
The packing of boxes,
the final embrace,
the kiss goodbye,
the last toast.
has to happen;
Because without leaving,
there can be no beginning.
Beginnings that make leaving so hard once again.
Saying goodbye may feel impossible,
but it isn’t;
Because with every goodbye comes a new hello and that hello may be even better than the last.
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