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This is an Exercise in Acceptance

I’ve been running, dearest grandmother, and I haven’t looked back.

I haven’t looked back at you.

Only through you, as this alien takes hold of your frenetic mind.

On the phone, on my visits, the person I talk to is not you, but your sad-eyed doppelgänger.

No, you were light.

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