The Words I Never Said


I ended conversations
with "see you later"
because goodbye was too final.


There was always tomorrow;
there would always be
second chances
until time ran out.


So many unanswered questions
and unvoiced thoughts.


So many things to tell you,
but I threw away every opportunity.


I can't take back
the words I never said.


I wish I had known the end was near;
I wish I could have said "goodbye",
if nothing else.


I whisper into the shadows;
it seems I'm talking to myself
because you can
no longer hear me.


It's too late to let you know
how much I loved you.

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Inspired by: "Words" by Skylar Grey

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