rise

i can’t find my way up. out. over.

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hand over mouth

trying to stifle the cries. the sobs. tears. more tears. still no end to this tragic miracle. of life. and death. more pain pushing to the surface. a thorn tearing through silk. i hold my breath. try and swallow the ache. heart break. eyes turn to the heavens. and suddenly i see. you. feel. you. wind dancing in treetops set against a crimson sky.

words

fall like tears. as your absence bores a hole into my soul. where all my love for you escapes. from this universe to the next. i cannot see my way through. so you fly to meet me above. below. in the middle. quiet and steady in your absence. beautiful and gentle in your memory. what you have left behind is me. ruined. but for the sliver of hope. that we will all be happy. some day. together.