Lasting Absence

No distance drives
a truth away.

What passing's
merely history?

I find your loss
in every day.

That absence
lingers lastingly

now time has nothing
left to say.

Lasting Absence © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: March 6, 2021