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Soul Craft

Like Saccharin — Bittersweet

A parting

Photo by Chris Ainsworth on Unsplash

Like saccharin —
bittersweet —
these words, “Goodbye,”
linger at the tip of my tongue.

Bitter for the bye,
and sweet for the good.
No “See you later,” sugary delusion.
No angry pretense in my wish for you, “to be happy.”

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