... When tears express what words can’t say
and the soul becomes saturated
with unspoken ache burning deep,
because you have made yourself home
in the anguish of an existence in invisible chains
leaving behind a shell,
hollow and empty...
The once clear view starting to diffuse
a haze around your glance,
familiar things turning strange.
Acquainted faces become strangers and
your sole companion
in the stillness of your solitude
the warmth of your felines back and
the soothing sound of a silent purr.
Time is drawing near...
to throw a kiss,
to whisper the words of goodbye
trapped for too long
deep in the prison of habit
of gooey custom.
Feel your strength,
spread your wings
make the step and