Monday, October 17, 2011


there’s a difference
between a loss
and an absence
in the same way
a deep cut is not
an amputation

we are not
mourning one
who is lost but
one who has died
he is not missing
he is gone


1 comment:

john b said...

MBC...a childhood friend from church at the original B'moor here in Jackson tragically had her son pass from this life yesterday...your words of semantics hit closely home today...bread for the ya|topnews|text|Home