Treasure Island

Rachel Henley

(1st October 1994 / Wales)

The Things That Make Me Miss You


I miss your footsteps in the hallway.
Arriving home from work at 6, always.
You would always forget to wipe your feet.
Leaving a trail of dirty footprints for me.

I miss your singing in the shower.
Missing the high notes, always.
You would always forget the words to a song.
But without a pause you would carry on.

I miss your laughter at late night tv.
Reciting to me the punchlines, always.
You would always forget the important lines.
Even the jokes you told me all the time.

I miss the essence of you.
The things that only you do.
The words that only you could ever say.
To take the yearning for you,
completely away.

Submitted: Sunday, October 09, 2011
Edited: Monday, October 10, 2011

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  • Romeo Della Valle (10/9/2011 4:16:00 PM)

    Sad but a heart touching write that clearly shows your great feelings and poetic talent! 10+++ God Bless You! Keep inspiring the World with more of your poignant writes! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! ... (Report) Reply

  • Stefanie Fontker (10/9/2011 11:28:00 AM)

    I feel as though you have lost someone, the circumstances, I could never guess. Pain is evident, in poetry that touches the heart. Lovely. (Report) Reply

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