We Talked Today
Not in the “let’s catch up.” Sort of way.
But the “this is your last chance.”
Standing next to the water. Toes dipping just above the edge.
I could fall in. But I can't swim.
I wonder how deep it is.
It wasn’t him this time. It was me. Maybe I feel guilty.
Maybe I know that he is right.
He is sorry.
It wasn’t his fault.
It wasn’t mine.
Maybe I resented him for that.
Not for leaving. But for going back to something just as bad.
Sometimes, I wonder how he’s doing.
What he will amount to. I run it over and over in my mind.
Is there something that I could do to help him?
Does he just need an opportunity?
Or does he need a miracle?
Because I’m a little short on those lately.
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