by Tamara Anna Pawlak
Photo by Kat J./Unsplash
There may have been light in the darkness—if the lightbulb hadn’t fried up years ago...
He called out—but it didn’t register.
Please, please, please...
He repeated countless times—but it went unheard.
There may have been a light in the darkness—if the lightbulb hadn’t fried up years ago.
There may have been a response—if there was anyone listening.
But cockroaches and flies have no vocal chords,
And maggots are deaf.
It lingers in space without him.
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