The Long Goodbye

Written May 2012

Tab F (open D tuning=DADF#AD, capo 3)

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the long goodbye is winding down
+++ in time to let you go,
the world is wide, the earth is round,
+++ we’re loved more than we know..

I’ve tried to speak the simplest prayer,
+++ I fall down half-way through,
my words are weak as baby birds,
+++ who am I without you?..

the brightest star shines unaware
+++ from light years long ago,
the long goodbye is ours to bear,
+++ and all we have to show..
+++++ the world is wide, the night is clear,
+++++ we’re loved more than we know…

2 comments on “The Long Goodbye”

  1. Sue O'Neill

    This is so beautiful.

  2. Karen Yoder

    I’m crying as I listen.
    Thanks for expressing what prose cannot.


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