You are gone by Joan McNerney

You are gone
and left
only silence.
Time and memory
of our time
fill this room.
Through dreams
I search
your face
outlined
in my mind
my fingertips
tracing your
forehead.
A voice on
the telephone
your deep voice.
No one sounds like you.

©2018 Joan McNerney

 

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Joan McNerney’s poetry has been included in numerous literary magazines such as Seven Circle Press, Dinner with the Muse, Moonlight Dreamers of Yellow Haze, Blueline, and Halcyon Days. Four Bright Hills Press Anthologies, several Poppy Road Review Journals, and numerous Kind of A Hurricane Press Publications have accepted her work. Her latest title is Having Lunch with the Sky and she has four Best of the Net nominations.

 

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