Treasure Island

Edwina Reizer

(12/22/1937 / LAKEWOOD, NJ)

Distance


You are half a world away from me.
At least that's how it seems.
The miles of separation I see
sometimes in my dreams.

They lengthen in their distance each day
and never shorten in length.
I often wonder if you feel the distance
and if I have the strength

to dismiss from my mind how far it is
and focus on other facts.
I must forget about half a world away
and return to tangible acts.

Submitted: Sunday, December 30, 2012

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