I Didn't Get to Say Good Bye

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    There were always miles between us We grew up in different states.. On our way , I would close my eyes and see as you anxiously wait.. Eventually we all grow up , but we never did grow apart.. We had a special kind of bond that joined us at our hearts.. I will never forget the...
    dream32 dream32
    36-40, F
    Oct 7, 2013

    Two Years And I Haven't Realised She's Really Gone

    She was young, she shouldn't be dead. She was my brother's godmother's daughter and she was the nicest person. When she lost her mum from cancer, she would send gifts to everyone, not just my brother, just like her mother did before. When my mother told me that she died I...
    aloneforlong aloneforlong
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2011

    If I Had Had Just A Moment

    Mum, I miss you everyday! Although we lived continents apart and had our ups and downs when I was a teen, as an adult and a Mother myself I admired and respected you. I remember how you loved my children, from the moment you saw them that sunny June day. And Mum they remember...
    SuzieA SuzieA
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Mar 9, 2010


    It was a little more than a year ago when I first wrote a story in this group. This month would have been my Mums 68th Birthday, and it has been 8 years since she passed away. Even after all this time I think of her often, I miss her more than I ever would have imagined and she...
    SuzieA SuzieA
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 26, 2011

    Not Getting The Chance To Say Goodbye To My Mom.

    i wish i could of seen my mom before she past away, but certain family members wouldnt let me see her. they told me about the viewing and where its at but they never came and got me like they said they would. so i had no way to say my goodby's.
    rodeoqueen rodeoqueen
    31-35, F
    Sep 22, 2012

    To My Aunt (person I Was Closest To In My Entire Family)

    She was the only person in my family who really ever seemed to give a **** about me. When I was a kid, she used to let me call her Grandma since I never met any of my grandparents, she'd let me spend time over at her house all the time. We'd go out to eat sometimes or go...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious
    26-30, F
    Jun 14, 2012

    WAIT! Wait! Wait!

    My first love and the father of my three kids was ripped out of our lives. He was murdered. My children or I did not get a chance to say good bye and that we love him. He died so quickly it feels like someone snatching your favorite toy and running and yoU are chasing them with...
    Braveheart4real Braveheart4real
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 29, 2008

    Curtis And Bruce

    My two best friend Curtis passes January 4 2008 and Bruce passed March 3,2009  Curtis The last words i said to him was i hated him and never wanted to talk to him again. i wish i could take that back and tell him how i truly feel i did not hate him. I also wish i could have...
    tnclark629 tnclark629
    Oct 9, 2010

    To My Best Friend....

    I didn't get to say goodbye to one of  my best friends. She died a few months ago, and I miss her so very much, my world really sucks without her. I wish she was still here, wish I got to say goodbye, but I dind't. I miss her a LOT. I Love you jess. Miss you...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2010

    This Is My Goodbye

    i was 13 years old with just one friend with a birthday 4 days away from mine she was having a birthday party with just me and her we were sitting on the living room floor and all of a sudden we heard her dad screaming down the street drunk she asked me to hide under the couch so...
    kikibear kikibear
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 5, 2011

    So long, fare well, alvederzane,

    until we meet again...
    minisuko minisuko
    31-35, F
    Apr 15, 2016

    To Frankie

    i didn't get to say goodbye to frankie, or to my daughter, both of them died in a car accident, sometimes i wish i died too in it...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 5, 2009

    I Did Not Get To Say Goodbye To My Husband When He Passed Away

    My husband of 16 years passed away at home while I was at work.  I left earlier than normal that day to get my oil changed, which turned out was not necessary, and I worked overtime that night.  My husband usually worked at night 7pm to 7 am - and I usually called him on my...
    jaesnard jaesnard
    Mar 21, 2011

    Me Second Love

    We said good-bye as I got out of out car and board a search plane heading outbound to look for a missing small aircraft. Cathy ( future wife in about three weeks) had a meeting with the base chaplain's officer and her ex-husband. 3 days later we were called back to the base...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Jun 3, 2012

    A Tribute..

    We hung out with my family and yours...and we had a laugh...you would share my puddings sometimes and almost made funnier jokes then my daddy...i remember our memories growing up...and i will miss you constantly ...but you got into serious debt and you and your wife broke up..you...
    GirlTeenTodd GirlTeenTodd
    18-21, F
    Apr 5, 2011

    August 15, 2001

    I received a call from my estranged mother who told me my father (her ex husband) was rushed to the ER and was in a coma and on life support. All of a sudden I was in our car with my wife and two kids (at the time) heading from our home in Utah to my home state of California...
    coldasice209 coldasice209
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Mar 17, 2011

    Misty Larae.....

    I've posted the story of my stillborn daughter elsewhere , here on EP.  One of the things that hurt me the most , was that I never got to hold her...or even see her.  When I was bleeding profusely, during the beginning of the tragedy, I had two toddlers to take care...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Mar 8, 2010

    Didnt Say Bye To My Brother

    well i was livng with my  brother and i got a phone call from my sister saying that my other brother was in the hospital i started crying and then me and my brother and his gf headed up there by the time we got there my brother was already gone my mom grabed both me and my...
    lovestexas lovestexas
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 21, 2011

    I Miss You All

    Death has been common in my life ever since i was little. Over these past couple of years i have lost 4 good friends, I try to burry my emotions deep in me and keep them to myself so now after these years i am actually hurting from it. I didnt get to say good bye to any of these...
    HunterNoel HunterNoel
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2011

    You Are Not Dead....

    but ur as good as. u just left me. without any words. without any warning. we don't talka nymore. i didn't even get to say goodbye, and i know i will never hear from you again.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2010

    I Miss You.

    I love my mom so much. She is forever in my heart and always on my mind. There isn't a day that passes where I don't think about her: her laugh, her smile, her voice, her hugs, her silly faces, her hilarious jokes, her eyes, her kisses, and her love. She was unlike anyone in the...
    mrosenberg1 mrosenberg1
    18-21, F
    Jan 17, 2011

    I miss you

    I mourn silently yesterday as it was Dad's birthday. I  never got to say goodbye to the rock in my life, the man who loved me despite all that I did when young and always supported me through the turmoil of my early teen years.He was not well, but we didn't know how...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2010

    Letter To Granddaddy

    Dear Granddaddy, Hi, It's me. December 17, 1999 you had to go home. I know that you are gone but I miss you so. I hope when you look down on me that I can make you smile. I never got to really say good bye since I was so young. So I write this to you. I love you and you were...
    LostInTime20 LostInTime20
    18-21, F
    Dec 4, 2011

    Almost 20 yrs now.Nov 4th,

    1995, I had been living with my mom for abt a yr. Was 22 at the time& enduring my 2nd major episode of severe depression. Result of coming off of drugs&feeling lost. I finally found courage to get a job nearby so I could ride my bike there. No longer had a car. I hated it cuz...
    Sugasug Sugasug
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 31, 2015

    We Were Going To Be Together Forever

    One minute we were together expressing our love for one another, he told me we were going to be together forever..... He said "you belong to me you know" and I replied "yes I do - you have my heart and soul"..... I took two steps away from his car...... He started it put it in...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 2, 2012

    For My Mother...

    Mom, I am sorry I couldn't be there with you when you passed.  Even in your state of advanced Alzheimers, you always recognized me, and my voice, even in your last moments.  I have felt guilty inside for all these years; i took a job tht we desperately needed, out of...
    headstrongheart headstrongheart
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 8, 2010

    I Didn't Get A Good-bye

    My best friend, my first true love, got killed in a massacre in Norway July 22 2011. It was the worst thing I ever been through. We were really close and both getting ready to go on an exchange student year, I got to go and make all these new experiences while his life was cut...
    karjamin karjamin
    Jun 3, 2012

    Growing Hope, Sorrowful Memory

    He left a year ago July and it was the first relationship that I was truly comfortable in. It went from that good friend to something more and I was falling in love with him. Then he moved. All the way to Kentucky, three states away. I got to talk to him on the phone the night...
    nikksmusic nikksmusic
    Apr 17, 2011
    TexasRocker TexasRocker
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 3, 2016

    Goodbye Turns Into Good Come Or Welcome

    When I am in Eighth standard, I had classmates, some of them are my close friends. After Eighth standard my father had been transfer-ed to another state. due to this I goodbye my all close friends, that time no mobile phone and no any internet system, Gradually days, months...
    sunny10001 sunny10001
    Aug 6, 2011

    I Regret It

    We had an argument, and I was too stubborn to forgive you for it, I just told you to go away and to leave me alone, not realising you were going to, but forever. I'm talking about my cousin. We always argued but got over them within a day or 2, but this time I was an idiot...
    deschanel deschanel
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 9, 2009
    BeccaPayne BeccaPayne
    16-17, F
    Aug 8, 2014


    I really didn't talk to my grandfather at all.I didn't have the chance to I Wish i Did!!... Time passed by and my mom got a phone call from my aunt and my mom started crying..My mom got the news that.. My grandfather had died..i cried and cried..even though i didn't get the...
    MzLoveAll MzLoveAll
    18-21, F
    Dec 7, 2010

    My Papaw

     I went to Florida the summer before last to see both sets of grandparents and my uncle and cousins.  Most of the time I stayed with my cousin, who lived near my mother's parents.  Then I traveled across the state to visit my father' dad and his wife.  Little...
    SeleneDePompadour SeleneDePompadour
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2009

    We All Beautiful Souls!

    Everybody's spirit is immortal!!!!!
    IK2012 IK2012
    18-21, M
    Apr 16, 2012

    I Was On the Other Side of the Country

    When my mom died, it was three weeks or so after I had gotten into Connecticut. I had left her in L.A., but I shouldn't have guilty..I was 23!...I was in love at the time. It just happened suddenly..i heard a message from my stepdad on the machine and flew out that day. I...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 23, 2009

    And I'm glad I didn't.

    ..hope your glad you didn't get to
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree
    16-17, F
    Oct 10, 2014

    It's Time

       It has been so long ago. A day that is etched into my mind as one of the worst days of my life. For 36 years now I have been dealing with the pain that has been apart of my every waking moment. Some where deep in my mind I cry for you. Yes ,daddy I have never been...
    tjsgirl tjsgirl
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Sep 8, 2010

    If Only I Could Go Back and Do Things Differntly...

    My grandma passed away 10 months ago from an infection that was basically caused by a port she had to have put in for kemo therapy for lung cancer...she was diagnosed with lung cancer in january 08 and pretty much suiffered the whole way through.But what made the whole experince...
    megz209 megz209
    1 Response Jun 25, 2009
    deleted deleted
    Apr 23, 2015

    To So Many People...

     i missed saying goodbye ;__; i wish i had known...that the last time we talked would- well be the last time... i wish i could have said goodbye so badly... hugged you and told you how much i was going to or would miss you..but then again maybe i should see it as a blessing...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 9, 2009
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