She closed the door
quietly on her way out.

So silently, in fact,
that he didn’t hear
the ever so subtle sound
as that latch caught
for her final time.

So stealthy and slowly
that he missed
every sign she was
no longer there,
disappearing gradually
but forever
from his view.


~cj 2011.07.07

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  1. Suzanne Mann says:

    She emotionally left long before she physically slipped out the door…..

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