Absence of

Absence of

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When I look at you it makes me feel tired

The strands over your face

the scars on your cheek

a stoic stare that seeps into my soul

You walk long in the dark

stumbling alone

finding comfort in sound and yearning thought

All of my questions meet with silence

a quiet that makes the critter stir in my gut

for I suspect that an essential trait of being you

is the part that will always be absent

You are searching for a truth that does not exist

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I guess if one can not find peace within
to accept the absence of everyone
and feel full
no presence would make a soul feel lifted
part of being in truth
is simply accepting everything for what it is and isnt

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5 Years Ago

"part of being in truth
is simply accepting everything for what it is and isn't "
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I really like this...a seeker...and one who isn't fully present in the moment with you because she is always seeking. This is beautiful..I feel tired for her too, so well expressed.

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All right...well good. It really made me think, I read it over and over to tell you the truth becau.. read more
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5 Years Ago

Thanks for all the kind words! I've only just started writing my own poetry in the last couple of mo.. read more

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Added on December 5, 2015
Last Updated on December 24, 2015
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