Mind the Gap

Yearning, LongingI miss you like a boat craves the water

perched aloft in dry dock winter.

I miss you like the sails ache for the wind,

the storms still to come, the journeys to make.

My adventures incomplete, I tack uselessly against the current,

caught in the pull of your wake.

I miss you like a fish misses swimming,

each muscle a memory.

I miss myself

my self

with you.

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8 thoughts on “Mind the Gap”

    1. Interesting – didn’t know that story, but we have a very similar Romanian fairy tale. ‘Sarea in Bucati’. Makes you wonder just how interconnected and global the world was a few centuries ago!

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