I still remember the day the world took you back & there was never time to thank you for the thousand scattered moments you left behind to watch us while we slept.
I know he’s not really gone, she said, but the world still feels smaller to me today.
They drove south one winter until they could stand outside with no coats on & we never saw them again.
I was waiting for such a long time, she said. I thought you forgot. It’s hard to forget, I said, when there is such an empty space when you are gone.