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Absence of Your Presence

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Absence of Your Presence

Hearing your voice and feeling your touch has always made me smile,
But it makes it harder to be so far from you even for a short while.
I can hardly breathe through the hole in my chest every time I close my eyes
Because I’m incomplete when I’m on my own, with you the missing piece resides.
In the absence of your presence I’m scorched by a tireless, longing flame,
And every part of my being is screaming out your name.
Your arms can’t reach far enough to entangle me in your embrace,
So I keep wishing we could be in the same exact place
Because I hate the feeling of not being in your midst
And I hate the feeling of you being missed.

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  1. Date: 6/16/2010 8:22:00 AM
    great piece, nobody wants to be far from their heart..Keep your pens dancing to the drumbeat of your passion. You are such a wonderful poet. With love, Adelekexm2c

  1. Date: 6/16/2010 7:08:00 AM
    Wow what a great write Destiny.....Larry

  1. Date: 6/16/2010 6:59:00 AM
    sadness is built to the words in your poem, i truly enjoyed,..p.d.