Missing not missing (A poem by Phanuel Ayelum)

These memories I keep-

Keep keeping me awake,

Making it hard for me to sleep

Perhaps making them was a mistake.

Sudden flashes of your face;

Like lightning bolts in a sky,

Momentary brightness

Illuminating how you said goodbye.

Pain to the pen;

With the ink of my tears.

Imagery of not seeing you again

Gets to the gates of my worst fears.

I miss not missing you;

I miss your presence.

The feeling isn’t new,

But I just can’t get used to your absence.

By : Phanuel Ayelum


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