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Poem for You

Selected from the National Poetry Day competition Post a Poem.
To see the poems previously published on the theme of Messages click here

Out of the Blue
By Barry John Cooper


I got your
unexpected letter
of goodbye:
no ballpoint anonymity,
a proper pen
and careful script
to ease the pain of parting;

a letter, simple,
to the point.

On the back
I saw
a faint
yet detailed fingerprint
in blue:
a part of you.

Page last updated: 27th February 2017