Total Eclipse

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Total Eclipse

I understand, now, the meaning
of eclipse, as light grays from day
as thoughts of months forward
stir sadness, the holidays without you.
Every day becomes one more day
of wishing for one last hug.
I tuck sadness, a sorry blanket,
around my hardening heart.

Sascha Darlington

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