It is sad to be in love
with someone from afar.
I hate to say, but know it's true
emotions just may scar.
I loved a girl with all my heart
she lived quite far away.
The years went by, I loved her still
until that fateful day.
We met and talked about old times
and what we'd like to do.
But after all this time I found
she was like somebody new.
I learned this girl is different than
the one for which I pined.
She's nice and all, but not as much
as the girl built in my mind.
These few years we've grown apart
and gone our separate ways.
But now I know it will never be
just like the good old days.
- David L. Papp