Aside 23 Nov

Even when you were alive, I found solace in the night sky; in the delicate glow of the moon; in the winking of stars. On days when the distance and our circumstances threatened to get the better of me, I would step into the nighttime air and breathe easier. There were thousands of miles between us, but we shared the same black sky and looked up at the same shining moon.

Tonight I finish a second year without you, here shivering on the chilled grass as crisp leaves skitter past my ankles. Above me a fat yellow November moon – brilliant and beautiful – peeks from behind a curtain of purple-silver clouds.

Everyone is asleep and the wind whips my hair around my head as that moon looks down on me.

In these moments I still feel you.

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One Response to “”

  1. Wordgirl November 25, 2013 at 12:04 pm #

    Love you. I get it. I miss you — these whirlwind days of parenthood…
    Xo

    P

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