It Depends, Really.

When I miss my grandmother, I fiddle with the ring she left me and talk aloud. I know she hears me.

When I miss a friend, I check in on them. Whether they know it or not.

When I miss an ex-love interest, I evaluate. Reminisce on why things went the way they did. Not drowning in my sorrows, mind you, just not forgetting. Was never good at that.

When I miss my current love, I look around the room. There are traces of him everywhere here in the space we exist in together.

When missing a love that is far, far away....I've been known to do several things. Write poetry. Drink milk from a saucer. Look at photos.  Read letters....

It all depends on who it is I'm missing.

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Jan 6, 2009