Poetry

Last

Written by Jacob Ibrag

I keep reading the last text you sent, pretending that

there’s more to come after the last word of the last sentence.

‘Can’t wait for us to share a last name. I’ll be by you soon, a moment

before the suns rays pour onto your skin.’ I keep reading the last text

you sent, pretending you’re still in my world and not the next.


Photographer Unknown

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42 comments on “Last

  1. Looking back is always the hardest, you captured that yearning.

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  2. I really love the sense of loss and grief that you managed to capture within the poem. It is relatable to many people and that captivating aspect is really what brings the piece together and makes it come full circle. I really like it.

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  3. didiwrites

    Bittersweet.

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  4. Very strong and melancholy.

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  5. Utterly devastating. Hope it’s not autobiographical.

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  6. Beautifully somber

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  7. One of the deepest wound conveyed in so few lines…Perfect! Touched my heart πŸ™‚

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  8. Such an awful “Dear John” that leaves you lingering on…

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  9. your not by my side
    your vibe your last word lingers
    etched onto my heart
    one day us together
    me by your side forever

    across the miles
    smiles of gratitude reach out
    inspired my words
    your poem did many thanks
    take care good health Mick E T

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  10. This feels like a shortened version of Last Kiss. A modernized version ❀️ beautiful, Jacob. You’re so talented; I just adore you!

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  11. This is so true ..it happens with me most of the time .

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  12. Ahhhhh.
    Totally unexpected.A wonderful piece of art.

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  13. Wonderfully done! Great feeling of longing!

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  14. You have really put the feelings in to the words. Bravo πŸ™‚ ❀

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