Gone

Looking in
unaware I am there
wanting to be where you are
never enough
can’t live without
can’t live within
reaching for what once was
fingertips brushing air
forever out of reach
untouchable
gone.
– Jamie: Fated to Be

Copyright © 2017 Heidi Barnes

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It is What it is -Freewrite Prompt 39

I shake my head in wonder.
The night is still so young
yet I am tired to the bone
because of what was done.
I look to the sky for inspiration
the falling sun giving none.
Why do I question
what I know has no reason?
It has happened before,
it will happen again,
and here I am
waiting for the end.
Taking a deep breath
I give in to the fact,
it is what it is
and I cannot change that.

Copyright 2016 Heidi Barnes

This prompt is from Annie’s website Writing Outside the Lines.