Almost Goodbye


I thought today would be the end.


I looked over at you,
tried to memorize every feature.


I expected it would be the last time
I would feel your gorgeous eyes
staring back.


I had sensed you pulling away
as I pushed you more and more.


I had invested nearly
every thought in you,
and I felt you weren't
thinking about me at all.


I said hurtful things,
judged you for your way of life.


You could have broken my heart
and said it was over,
but you didn't.


You told me that I was moving too fast
and that I needed to slow down.


You could have walked away,
but instead you said
you weren't going anywhere.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

For Chris/ Inspired by: "Oh, Tonight" by Josh Abbott Band

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