sphinxradio no ghosts
in room 244
where the dead woman's body lay
they say you feel it
when there are spirits in the air
but she was gone, departed,
her physical shell vacated at last.
endless desire old friend, long time since seen
looked me in the eye.
he said hello, and gave a hug.
moments of conversation, then low pause.
with a puzzled expression he said,
"ellyn, you look vacant."
what a thing to say. what words.
but i thought about it
thought about this feeling
heavy eyes, tired smile, hanging words.
a thoughtfulness i've never experienced.
but for some reason, i'm not here.
not at all. so far gone.
oldephebe come back endless.. 030820
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