"You will not understand the sadness of not seeing the one you love until your eyes search for someone who is no longer there." © Shoshan
Losing a loved one is like an echo in an abyss; you feel the unfathomable depth of absence, the deafening silence of a voice that no longer responds, the infinite breadth of a space they no longer occupy. It is an intangible pain, a lament that pierces the deepest layers of your being, like a wound that never fully heals. And yet, no matter how much I try to describe it, I will never capture the entirety of this experience. Because loss, in its vastness, can only be understood when lived firsthand, and each person lives and understands it in their own way.
In rooms where laughter once rang clear,
I search for you, but you're not here.
The echo of your last goodbye,
Is all that's left to pacify.
For how can I convey this woe,
The hurt that only love can sow?
How can one describe the sea,
To those who've only known the lee?
The emptiness in every space,
Where once I saw your gentle face,
The silence that has now become,
A constant, deafening hum.
A void that's filled with memories,
Of love, laughter, shared histories,
A hollowness that spreads so wide,
Engulfs everything inside.
A sorrow that is so profound,
No words could ever fully sound,
Only the eyes that know the cost,
Of a love that's forever lost.
You will not know the depth of this,
The void left by a vanished kiss,
Till your eyes, in rooms once shared,
Search for someone no longer there.
Quote: "You will not understand the sadness of not seeing the one you love until your eyes search for someone who is no longer there." © Shoshan
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