People milling around

Voices chattering gaily

Happy, bright faces abound

I turn away warily

For the emptiness

gnawing at me

Has left a gaping hole

Where my heart was once


I try to cover it

with my torn soul.

32 thoughts on “Contrast

  1. Sigh… Even among the throng of smiles and chatter, it’s only the individual who knows what days lie ahead and the emptiness that comes in the wake of absence. Love and hugs to you, dear friend. Oh, and you sire know how to capture contrast.

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