Bittersweet

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Happy at your achievement
Sad at what it means
While you advance in your career
Miles away from me
I am thrilled at what you’ll gain
And all the skills you’ll learn
Living in a brand new country
In a field that you’ve yearned
And while you go ahead in life
Your friendship I will miss
I’ll miss those calls of reassurance
Those texts about things amiss
I’ll miss our cups of coffee
Of meeting up in the city
Going window shopping
And the movies and the eats
Your easy-going nature will be missed
As will your honesty
I won’t be hearing your forthrightness
And shared ideas on things
So while I’m happy at what you’ll gain
I know you will understand
The loss of your proximity to me
Is going to hurt really bad

Until next time,

  1. Maddie

    October 20, 2012 at 9:07 pm

    Wow…everyone who has a close friend will empathize!

  2. Swaram

    October 21, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    Sigh! Can relate to that. Hugsss!

  3. Sabyasachi Patra | Tales from Wild India

    October 21, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    Nicely written. I can understand the pain of separation however small it might be.

  4. inducares

    October 22, 2012 at 11:07 pm

    Touching sentiments,nicely penned.

  5. Bikramjit Singh Mann

    October 23, 2012 at 7:49 pm

    I can totally relate to this one .. after all i left all my friends back home and moved to UK..

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