405

The drapes are half-open

Letting some light in

The beds are tidy

As if no one

Had slept on them

Silence!

Emptiness

Memories rush in the mind

Images, sounds, laughs

There seems to be

A residual echo

A subtle presence

A painful reality

405 is empty

Life is about change

That is so strange

You can’t hold on

To anything

Or anyone

You’ve got to let go

Willingly

Otherwise,

You suffer

Direly

But how would you

Let go

Of your heart?

How would you

Live

After your heart

Had left your chest

In a suitcase?

Why?

Life is not worth

That kind of pain

It is too short

To be spent

In anguish

Why do we have

To explain

Our love

Again, and again

Love has no language

Love is life!

Or is it not?

How long

Can one live

Without a heart?

No matter how strong

How patient

Eventually!

Inevitably

He would collapse

I wish I could

Sit again

On the floor

Of 405

Watching them

Sleep, peacefully

Holding their hands

Talking to them

Silently

But 405 is empty

That’s the painful

Reality…

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About The Soaring Eagle

Entrepreneur, Investor, Solution Architect, Award-winning poet, Published author
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