the cold space,
holds the lingering smell of you,
as I press my nose to your pillow.
I walk across the room,
to part the curtains and stare,
as if I could somehow find you
waiting out there.
all I can see is Jupiter,
nestled close in the cold halo
of the moon.
Photo credit: Jeff Talbert
Causes Annette Talbert Supports
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, RIF (Reading is Fundamental),
Hands On Foundation, Dignity U Wear, Girls, Inc.