Your Vortex

Where is the ether of you

You cannot be nowhere
Yet, I cannot find you anywhere

Never by my side
Never to my rescue
Never where I need you
Always, those days and these

I live as a void, a vortex
Forever, a you-shaped yearning

Chalk

You’re already leaving

Throwing around avoidable words

Solemnly slung

So as to convince the pair of us

You’re already packed

Holding back an arsenal of loving

Earnestly proclaimed

But why ever for, as we each see

You’re already gone