Friends I Don’t Miss You
Your being with me is unimportant
Yet your being and well is important.
In decades gone, you all became my
friends in different places at different times.
I found the first of you was in the
kindergarten in the neighborhood.
School finished, and college came.
It was not our town; it was a city.
I found your father away from home
yet the bond remained solid and
invisible like it was in…