Meandering Through the Wants

Time left unseen

Rhonda Skinner
Nov 22, 2020 · 2 min read
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Cemetery Notre Dame Campus, photo by a friend, Copyright All Rights Reserved

I want to feel his arms around me
I want to breathe in his scent
I love the feel of his laugh when he is holding me
There is nothing like his love
It sets my heart on fire
I want to hear his voice in my ear
Just once more
He stole my heart
Did he know I was giving it to him
It’s been eight years since he’s gone
I still hear his laugh
See his smile
Such a dork sometimes
But I secretly loved that about him
I know he watches over me
When the sky turns dark
I know he holds me when my heart breaks upon the shore
I feel him with me
Even though he is no longer here
Can I turn to you and sing
though I can’t hold a tune
Can I whisper my secrets to you
and know that you hold them true
Moments on moments I create a life in a box
no one can see
It’s by design
I stay in the folds and wonder why I’m alone
Time gets to me
It bites at my heels
I wonder what the day will look like
When I see your face again
In the shadows, I walk
The sky all my own
My heart sometimes breaks
when I feel truly alone
I know you read my works
But you don’t know me
My thoughts I let you in
as if we were already friends
The truth is, we can never be alone
The fact turns to me and sings
That song that I know
A new story on my tongue
A new spark in my eye
As the words pour out onto my pages
That I know no one will ever see

Rhonda Skinner 2020

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