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Bittersweet is the word of the day
Possibly of the week
Or the month
Or even the year
Holding the essence of transition
Culminating of months of planning
Beginning a lifetime of
Having homes in two places
Leaving one for the other
Giving up many much loved things
For the promise of many others
Boarding a plane with half your heart
Leaving the other half  behind
A heart so full
You wonder how there could possibly be
Any room at all for sadness
And yet there is:
Getting exactly what you want
Exactly how you knew it would be
Bittersweet is the word of the day


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