My lover Silence hums in my ear, singing me softly to sleep.
Yours forever, there is distance between us–the width of a wedding band.
Memories, like little deaths, bring me home again.
David Estringel is a writer/poet, whose work has been accepted and/or published at Terror House Magazine, 50 Haikus, Setu, The Elixir, Soft Cartel, Harbinger Asylum, Former People Journal, Cephalopress, Merak Magazine, Printed Words, Digging through the Fat, Haiku Journal, Foxhole Magazine, The Basil O’Flaherty, Three Line Poetry, Agony Opera, Alien Buddha Press, Synchronized Chaos, The @baffled Haiku Daily, The Blue Nib, Fishbowl Press, and Horror Sleaze Trash. David can be found on Twitter (@The_Booky_Man) and his website at http://davidaestringel.com. David recently published his first feature-length collection of poetry and prose Indelible Fingerprints (Alien Buddha Press).
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