Except the Tears

Whatever memories I find...Are yours to have and keep...
Including all my happy dreams...When I am sound asleep
...Including every perfect day...And night that we have
known...And every kiss that we have shared...When we
have been alone...But not including any tear...That ever
left your eye...Or any part or syllable...Of whispering good-
by...Because I do not want your heart...to feel the least
regret...and anything that made you sad...I want you to for
get...I want to give you every thought...and every dream in
me...But never any sorrow or... Unpleasant memory.

James J.Metcalfe



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