March 3, 2021

emptiness, the good kind

the shallow indentation
on the pillow opposite mine
holds its position
like a clue to our mystery
makes me realize
someone not there
creates something that is


but the space you once occupied
is my preference
over the space you have not
just like objects you once touched
are my choice
over objects you have not

to be near a thing
you were once near
feels closer
than apart


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