Now That This is Not Home


"now that this is not home

I wanna come home to it"


your backward-feeling,

forward-feigning aside

in the wake

of our draining divide.


and I'd like to think

there's beauty

in the retrospect

decay affords:

in recalling

the rhythm you savored

after it strikes

its closing chord:


      a final dance turn.

      loosening embrace,

      now the cavernous howl

      of abandoned space


      in this empty house.

      well half, really

      but I'm rounding down

      to the nearest feeling..



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  'in this empty house.      


'in this empty house.

      well half, really' powerful evocation