Poem -

The Empty Space

I find my self falling
into the indents of the sheet
white silhouette
of the place you used to sleepΒ 

I wrap my arms over,Β 
the emptiness left behind
comfort by embracing
what was only in my mind.

Lost in the creases
of a sea that feels so vast
stranded with a memory
of what capsized in the past.

Replaced by an anchor
breathing ardour came to restΒ 
where your waves used to kiss me
as you drifted on my chest.
Β 
Painting with constellations
like the ones we used to find
I’m pining to the moon
for a chance to just rewind.

Searching for your smile
that was taken to the skies
here I drown in sorrow
of the freedom in your eyes.

Sinking with the motions
apathetic to stay afloat
as I submerge into darkness
on a quilted sailing boat.

Cursed with the promise
spoken as your last breathΒ 
desolate I drift
mourning the lulls of death.

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Leight ...

Thank you again, I’ll be sure to check out your profile soon :D

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Leight ...

Thank you, I’ll be sure to check out your profile when I find some time :D

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Beautiful, yet sad and wistful, Leight....The feeling of loss and emptiness from that void...I think many can relate to that pain.Β  I love the last ending lines....very poetic and powerful.Β  I love your work...had to pin this one. xo ;)

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Leight ...

That’s so nice of you to say, I try to capture as much emotion in my writing, everything I write about is only what I could imagine something being like, I never write personal experiences so it’s great that I managed to deliver a relatable poem but sad at the same time others can relate to it. Thank you once again, I’ll be sure to check out your work more :D

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