There, Not Here

Time stopped when you left

Photo by my daughter — Enhanced withToolWiz Photos by Dennett

Three years since our last Halloween
together,
Halloween stopped here,
without you,
You carved pumpkins there,
not here,
You don’t look there like you
did here,
So tall, so thin, so not-little,
so not-here,
Thanksgiving stopped too
and Christmas,
My calendar is blank on
those dates,
I am happy for you and
sad for me,
Life goes on — different
but forward,
You no longer talk of
coming…

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Stories of Dennett (Wildflower) & Ben (Weed) & Our Guests

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Dennett

Dennett

I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.

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