Can’t stop them,
Can’t hide them.
Can’t bring you
Why am I always the one who is feeling
The pain of the wrenching and tearing of leaving?
Why must this pain be so raw deep inside of me?
That you won’t
I can’t imagine my life without you in it,
Bereft of the light and the joy of your loveliness,
Every room filled with the echoes of memories.
To be the
©2016 Joanne Van Leerdam
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This poem is included in my collection titled ‘Leaf’.