Without you

I am nothing
and I am everything
I am full
and I am empty
I have hope
and am despair
I long for
what is not here
sea and sky
are far from me - the
stars are faint
I have nothing gained
except my life
and I stand, the
baseline, and
have to start again
just me
and the knife I carry
no reason to be
with fate
smiling at my ear:
no place to go
no-one to be
nothing to do
that matters to me
without you.
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