Old School Friend

I found a christmas card today
from a friend from ages past
strange how the card remains
a reminder of what didn't last

The inscription was simple
'Merry Christmas' was all it said,
Yet in the empty space revealed
the beginning of the end.

"Absence makes the heart grow fonder"
so the saying goes
But the distance grows still longer
What happens next? Who nows?

Yes I found a christmas card today
the last he gave to me
Whatever we became
it will last eternity.

 

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For Marc C.