Don’t Say Goodbye

it is never easy to say goodbye with hand to hold and love last

wanting forever will always be beaconing all memories of the past

share moments in every breath with all that lingers in the heart

keeping the promise of love that ends only for another start

we have the joys and sorrows, it is life to exist to begin and to end

in every passing day, the bits of thought our heart could mend

gives a spark in our eyes and in our lips were the sweetest smile

knowing that we treasure something worth it all to go on a mile

this wonderful feeling be the strength and light to lead us through

among the clouds, among the skies and among the ocean so blue

don’t say goodbye but live in hellos of each mornings greeting

from the sweet kisses from the warmth of the bright sun shinning

each lonely day be gone by the wind blown away and wouldn’t stay

and the cold air remains whispering in our ears ” always be happy”

no words can express knowing you’re there always having eyes on me

the way i look at you even beyond the beauty from the deep blue sea

don’t say goodbye for our love will surely last in time of forevermore

along with all sweet memories in every footstep on this sandy shore

IN WATER COLOR PAINTING BY SUZETTE PORTES SAN JOSE

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About suzette portes san jose

ABOUT THE AUTHOR SUZETTE PORTES SAN JOSE She was born and raised in Cebu City, spent her elementary years at Stella Maris School, Franciscan Missionary Sisters at Mabolo, Banilad, Cebu City and her high school years at the University of San Carlos Girls High School, Holy Spirit Sisters. She went to college at the University of San Carlos, SVD Priest in Cebu City, Philippines. She is a University half scholar from high school to college. She was born with a passion for writing and living in her art forms. She started writing online in 2013. She now has joined 18 book anthologies from 2015 to 2019. Each of her poems is written with her painting as visuals and is now appearing internationally, namely in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, India, and the Philippines. She is also a recipient of multiple awards for her ARTworks and Literary works. She was awarded Poet of the Year in 2017 by one of the prestigious poetry site Destiny Poets International Community of Poets UK. Also, a regular contributor to GloMag a monthly issued magazine in India. She has also published her 2 narrative poem Chapbook book "As The Wind Blows" and "Whispering Silence" in the 10 part series. She has also done her first-authored book "The Dawning" along with other books Isle of Words and Colors Vol 1 "Footprints from Every Waks of Life", Isles of Words and Colors Vol. 2 "Journey to the New Horizon" and Kirky’s Adventure Vol.1. Now coming up with Isle of Words and Colors Vol. 3 "At The Rainbows End" and her 2nd book "Whisperings". It has always been her dream to leave her legacy as a fulfilled artist and for her next generation to follow her footsteps. A dream comes true. Thank you, Kirk Dominic (granddaughter) Wilyam Gabriel SJ Reyes (grandson) and Angelito Portes San Jose (only son) for dreams that came to reality.

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