Daylight Robbery

I am still and
wide-eyed at
absence, at
silence, there are
no words to say
in the face of loss
I can only stare
at it and acknowledge
its power to kick the
stays of our lives and
have us fall down.
I am wide-eyed at
love that has no power
over death, I am
still at the heartpain
still at the blood
in the body circulating.
I am silent in the
face of her death
for it robbed me
of my life.
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