Now You’re Gone

A poem

Paul Douglas
Apr 15 · 1 min read
Photo by Gary Meulemans on Unsplash

Laying in the darkness 4 am
Staring at my alarm clock
Sleep evades me, silence pervades me
Now you’re gone

Thirty years we had been together
Boy and man I have loved you dear
From the first, I stared into your green eyes
My heart and soul were yours to keep

You were my North Star
My pillar of support
You were my lover, my friend, my saviour
My angel

Now I don’t know how to be me
I don’t know how to feel,
or touch or think or laugh
You guided me from who I was to
who I wanted to be

I don’t know how it happened
I don’t know why
Could I have done something differently?
I lie here thinking and twisting and turning
and crying and moaning
Because now you’re gone

Life will never be the same
And I don’t think it should
I wouldn’t change a minute of our time together
Even if I could

Laying in the darkness 5 am…

Paul Douglas

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I love technology and storytelling. I write about gaming and technology from knowledge. I write short stories and poems from my dreams.

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I love technology and storytelling. I write about gaming and technology from knowledge. I write short stories and poems from my dreams.

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