Empty

Apr. 2, 2016

Empty

Running nowhere
each day
None of it matters
draining energy
leaving me empty
Why do I it?
Take a vacation
Only to stare
In the distance
Looking for what?
Empty seems to be
who I am.
I hear words
Fulfilled, complete
Yet empty is
all I know.

(this was written for a friend who is caring for her husband dying of cancer)

Christine Swiderski