A Lament for the Leavers

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A Lament for the Leavers

“She left,” you said.
And I knew who you meant.
Your mother
Your wife
Your lover
Your passions
Your life?
They all leave in the end.
Everything does.
For everyone.
So you might as well stay here
With the rest of us
And make the best of it.