Grayscale shadowy figure of a person walking by a stone wall
Photo by Marcos Paulo Prado on Unsplash

Why am I missing you?

Why do I use these words?

Why not longing, craving, or wanting from afar?

Is it because of the times I don’t cross your path?

Like a bus I didn’t catch

Or a meeting ending just as I arrive

An elegant bird flying off in the periphery