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I'll Be Back Soon

photograph by Robert Doisneau

I have no heart to leave
But for a short while I must
I have never been away from you
I don't know how I shall adjust

It is a matter of a few days
A month suddenly seems like a year
Promise me you shall stay strong
Darling, please do not shed a tear

I shall have you in my heart
My shadow shall follow you around
I shall never leave you alone
In you my everything I have found

This job I'm doing, is for us
Once I'm back we'll walk down the aisle
I shall come back with more love
Just wait for a little while

Pick the best dress that you can
I know you shall make a pretty bride
The day you shall become my wife
I shall look at the world with pride

Your eyes are not letting me go
My love, don't do this to me
Let me go with a happy heart
Sadness on your face I cannot see

I shall be back very soon
Never again my presence you'll have to miss
I cross my heart and promise you
This shall be my last goodbye kiss

Written for Magpie Tales: Mag 250.


  1. Awww! Reading this feels so good :) So much of love!

  2. Bittersweet like dark chocolate...

  3. Good byes always come with tears..hard to say the person you love good bye..even this time when technology has reached its peak in communication..well expressed! :)

  4. Young lovers parting...I remember that feeling

  5. Beautiful Beautiful :) Yes I wrote that twice deliberately :p

  6. Awww, this was a fresh dose of romance for romantics like me. Such love and sweetness - can cherish it forever :)

    Reminded me of the time when hubby had to be away from me just a month before marriage.

  7. Even a day seems endless with him far away... :(

  8. "This shall be my last goodbye kiss." - Aw. Perfect ending. :)


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