It is the loneliest time,

even if you are 

blessed with your loved one

by your side. 

It is the inky darkness 

of  freshest morning:

too late for the night owls 

to stir

and too early for the


Every sound is magnified 

and seems threatening;

the cold air is frigid. 

Your mind is busy

turning thoughts into worries. 

You ache with

awareness that 

what you cling to

will slip away. 

It is the nature

of change. 

It’s simply the next chapter

of the story we live. 


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