Tooth

I miss you
in a small empty way
a proxy, like a tooth pulled out
gripping, gnawing, and quick
it will bleed and hurt
and it will stop
or so I thought…

Until my tongue
would absent-mindedly
continue to pass and feel
the empty space
the loneliness
I cannot help it.
I cannot stop it.

Proxy

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