Skip to main content

Poem: One Last Time

I am a writer. My passion is poetry. I feel words connect people together and help us to understand the feelings we share.

Poem Summary

"One Last Time" is a poem about a man who loves a woman more than anyone else in his life. When he reaches out giving her one last hug, she burst into tears as her heart breaks into tiny pieces. She cries knowing she is listening to his heartbeat touching hers one last time.

"In The Arms Of An Angel" by Sarah Mclachlan

poem-one-last-time

One Last Time

He loves her
more than anyone in his life,
he reaches out
hoping to grasp one last hug.

When he holds her tightly
her tears begin to fall,
her heart shatters
into tiny, broken pieces.

Crying uncontrollably,
not able to form a word,
she listens to his heartbeat
touching hers
for one last time.

poem-one-last-time

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.

— Dr. Seuss

"He Stopped Loving Her Today" by George Jones

© 2020 BRENDA ARLEDGE

Related Articles