I love the changing of the seasons. We are fortunate to live in an area of tree lined streets and it is wonderful going for walks at the moment with all the leaves changing colours and falling to the ground so that you can wade through them with a delicious crunch and swish.
A hole in your heart,
the world incomplete, faded
Something slipped from reach
Feeling loss, lost
Memories spark and play,
all that can never be
Acid tears fall
A constant ache
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