Friday, February 22, 2013

A Sweet Sorrow

This post is dedicated to a very good friend of mine who will be moving very soon. My friend, Michelle is going to moving in a couple of weeks. A week or so after I found out I'd thought I'd write a poem for her. I showed it her last Sunday, and she gave me permission to post it on my blog if I changed the last part. Some people just can't admit their secret love for a girly popstar by the name of.... Okay, I'm getting off subject.

Michelle and I met when we started taking writing class together. We have been in that class for at least three years now. It's been a long time. Michelle has always been super nice to me. (Actually she the one that invited me to YHOP) I'm really going to miss her, but I know she's doing this for God.

The story behind this poem happen a long time ago. We were in class, when for some reason, the teacher brought up William Shakespeare. Michelle made a comment about how she didn't like him, but she like Romeo and Juliet. To show my disapproval, I started gagging. "You don't like Romeo and Juliet?" she asks. "No!" I exclaimed. "They die at the end!"

Now that I have matured, I realize that it was rude. So, as I was thinking about this in the shower, I thought of that quote from Romeo and Juliet. "Parting is such a sweet sorrow." That's how I thought of this poem.

So here it is:

By: Sarah. For: Michelle .

A Sweet Sorrow 

“Parting is such a sweet sorrow,” said Shakespeare long ago.

And now I read those words and my heart breaks.

Because I have to watch you go.


Where did the time go?

For it seems like only yesterday

When I meet you at writing class.

When I was at SWOC and watched you sing.


What’s happening? I wonder.

What’s God doing? I’m still not sure.

I’ll have to trust Him for now.

And keeping thinking what is pure.


I’ll miss talking nonstop during class.

And dancing to ‘Make A Move’. (That was a blast.)

I’ll miss watching Danny scaring you and hearing you scream.

I wish I could get those moments back.

When I would walk past you and try not to laugh.


Though parting is sad, we must remember,

That God has a plan.

He is the creator of all things.

And He has a reason for everything.


So though parting is hard, I must say,

It opens the door to a brand new day.

Even though I wish you would stay,

I’m happy for you anyway.


“Parting is such a sweet sorrow.”

Well, now I know that’s true.

But that next Danny tries to scare me,

I will think of you.


  1. Aww! that's so sweet!! lol! I LUV the part where Danny scares Michelle :P

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