Abandoned: The Daily Prompt

Abandoned

the goodbyes 
well….. they come 
like clockwork
always with tears
and that dull familiar ache 
that seeps into my bones
as I contemplate 
another 28 days alone
a half-hearted 
kind of loneliness
settles upon me
where I am resigned
to the tyranny of distance
punctuated by brief
whirlwind visits
packed with emotion

 

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