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  • When you are gone
    I feel

    like a rising wave driving toward shore

    like a wind shadow racing dark across the sea

    like the smile before your eyes have opened

    like a tear caught at the end of a lash

    like sound after the hammer has struck

    like the journey's end

    like the slow reveal of dawn breaking

    like the echo of a lover’s cry

    like the hands of the clock between tick and tock
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