The Fondness of Absence

the lack of your hurt
is another strange ache

that transmutes past pain
into a fantastical pleasure

my heart rends itself in two;
one trying to convince the other

that loving in absence
is loving a mirage

Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at

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