Shawn L. Bird

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poem-vacant January 19, 2016

Filed under: Friendship,Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 1:05 pm
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How strange

that this space that was always filled by you

is vacant now.

Some time,

I don’t know when,

you stopped paying rent and disappeared.

Now the corner where you lived

has fallen into disrepair

and when I look for what used to be

I see only

moldy fragments in the space

that was yours.

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7 Responses to “poem-vacant”

  1. deuxiemepeau Says:

    Cuts right through to the nerve. I can relate! Thanks for sharing

  2. Some voids are just never refilled.

  3. sumyanna Says:

    Feels empty. Love your write!

  4. Lori Carlson Says:

    Reblogged this on A Whispered Wind and commented:
    Poignant poem with vivid imagery… I know this all too well
    Comments are disabled. Please visit Shawn’s blog to leave a comment. Thanks!


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