Buried Heart

My heart stopped the day you died

I put it away in a heavy, metal box

Away from laughter and sunlight


I buried the box

Beneath guilt, regrets and the pain of not saying goodbye

Deeply buried under the pain of missing you


I went searching for you

In forests, mountains and jungles

In deserts, meadows and beaches

Searching for a look, a trace, a glimpse of you


But you came looking for me

In strange, unexpected places

You’d show up for a brief moment when least expected

Bringing me a bird, a song, a sign

Unmistakably you


To show your love for me

To comfort me

To sustain me until we embrace again

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