In the deepest part of the night I awake,
reaching for you, but the bed is empty.
The sheets are cold to the touch.
I hug your pillow, inhaling your faint scent.
It's not enough to bring you back.
The whip-poor-will calls out for his mate.
I cry for you.
Causes Annette Talbert Supports
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, RIF (Reading is Fundamental),
Hands On Foundation, Dignity U Wear, Girls, Inc.