Oh I'm so, so tired of saying goodbye
As we grow older and the poignant moments of
partings begin to pile up, we learn to accept the
natural order of things.
My lifetime friend and I have endured saying
goodbye to our grandparents, our parents, and sisters.
Now we have said goodbye to the last of our children,
Each one pursuing their dreams at locations
far from their onetime home. It's natural, it's normal,
But damn it gets old.
“Buck up you old fool”, I’m told. “That’s the way
Yeah, I suppose it is.
2005 jim kittelberger