atomic weight

grief is specific
emptiness.

atoms cloud–

swallow. nuthatch.
unsteady fawn.

–around the need
to be bound
as things they’ll never know.

we are atoms. we are

so much          empty space

pushing
to be the thing
beyond.

these words have       no weight.

we know this is a lie.

 

[Some of the spacing doesn’t translate to the web. Also, I swear I’m not as sad as this. Really. –GM]

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