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Left to Heal Past Your Pulchritude

In this absence, I was breathing in the words unspoken

left to linger in the air

felt the weight pressing down

against each strand of hair missing the feeling of your touch.

I missed the cold of your watch burning

holes into my skin

and the ridges on its crown reminding me you’re within reach

even as my eyes were kept closed.

Its tick-tocking only present in the room through vibrations

I missed them too.

The three little dots distanced

dispersed throughout the room

left your voice ringing for god knows however long;

they weren’t accompanied by any comfort I’d enjoy.

Instead just taunt throughout every corner,

filling any available surface with its demonstration.

Each breach of an everlasting moment

spent facing off with vast nothingness,

in hopelessness of absorbing anything

eclipsing further your frame…

further separating the havoc wreck in my head…

separating the permanence on my body I’ve created for you.

Left to Heal Past Your Pulchritude

In this absence, I was breathing in the words unspoken left to linger in the air felt the weight pressing down against each strand of...