Clarity of Absence

It’s just a drop in the ocean

He says

Time will fly by

Just fourteen days

 

By day three

The ice cream had run out

Day seven supported a floor

Lined with tear stained tissues

By the tenth day

The batteries had died

Only to be replaced by curse words

On the fourteenth night

He found a pristine flat

Scrubbed clean and bleached

One solitary post-it on the bed

 

‘You were right, that’s all it took’

 

 

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