Prose and Poetry for Pain

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You Live Here

You live here now and I can no longer chase you away. You’re gone for sure but my place is your place and sometimes you come back. You sit, dance, or even look at me. And by Heavens, I can still feel how I felt back when I would stay up all night just to wait for your messages.

When you’re not here, I dream of you. In my dreams, I wanted to kiss you and embrace you. But the moment I do so, you disappear, like a popped bubble.

I can no longer chase you away. You live here and your shadow is always behind my shadow. If it’s not you anymore then it’s who you were before you’re gone.

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