Debbie Baldesberger

(Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania)

Waiting, Still Waiting

I had waited for you for so long, my love.
Now I find myself waiting even longer.
It isn't your fault that you aren't here with me
and I love you enough to wait a lifetime for you.
Tonight there were little rabbits sitting in our driveway.
Maybe they were waiting, watching for you,
but you didn't come home and it's late. They must be sleeping now.
You have been gone for over a year now.
Sometimes it amazes me that the birds still sing

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