Leaving

It still hurts

To watch a car pull away

Knowing goodbye

as only a months-long chasm,

If luck should strike.

After all these years,

A childhood of summer vacations

At a chaotic second home-ish.

An “Aunt-ing”

Amid the loss of self,

the sewing together of the new

with what was left to scavange.

After being boiled and cut open

And having parts added ad removed

Goodbye burns deeper.

Published by sickybeat

I am a writer with an extremely active imagination. I love learning answers to questions and what makes everything and everyone tick. I am a "Unique case, medically" if nothing else. I am flawed in my extreme aversion to failure (even when "success" isn't good for me,) but have come a long way in ditching the perfectionist mindset. I like people whose default setting toward others is compassion, an open mind, and honesty

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