Absence

by Hazel Dulay

Your absence is like an ocean, I’m sinking

It’s like the firmament, stretched over everything

It’s also like a black hole I kept on clutching

But mostly, it’s like a quicksand

First, changing

Followed by weakening

With devouring

Comes damaging

The part of needing

Then numbing

Emptying

At last nothing

2 Comments to “Absence”

  1. this needs music ~absolutely lovely poetry !

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