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"Aku harus pulang, Sayang", ujarku
Terimakasih untuk menit demi menit
Yang terasa bagai putaran detik
Tak pernah cukup

Kita ikat janji 'tuk bersua
Esok lagi memadu kasih
Lewat untaian kata dan tatapan
Luapan pikiran dan ungkapan

Saat kita berdua
Bicara bertukar kata
Mengutuki hidup
Menikmati waktu

Lalu kita hentikan
Beberapa saat sebelum gelap
Saat rindu mulai menggantung
Sebelum hasrat kian pekat

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I was never good with goodbyes
I am uncomfortable with all that come with them
Of saying goodbye
Of saying sorry and thank you of what has passed
Of letting go each and every little thing
Of the longing and missing
Of reminiscing all the memories
Of feeling the loss and the separation
Of knowing things will never be the same again
Of not knowing what will happen next
Of all the things that will change
Of all that will remain the same
Of what had happened
Of what might have happened
When we we are not together
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First loves, crushes, and broken hearts were mend
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Without saying goodbyes
Without feeling goodbyes