Urk…


Urk

There are no words

For the moments when it becomes

Hard to breathe, hard to think,

Hard to live

 

Without the memories that crowd in

Wishing with all my being

That this damn situation

Was not so.

Seems like five minutes ago

Nearly three months by the calendar.

How the H-ll can it be?

 

Three months since you left

And on your birthday too…

If there’s Someone out there

They have a twisted sense of humour.

I know that given time

Peace will come

I just can’t remember how much time.

It’s taken me four years to get here

With respect to Chris.

 

I regrettably can’t dedicate

That kind of time again.

It’ll take as long as it takes,

But I hope it comes soon.

© Shady Wilbury 10-4-2011

 

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About Casey Bottono

I am in love with language. I write poetry and fiction in a wide variety of genres. Most recently, I have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities' Pen2Paper contest.
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