There’s a wall I cannot pass through. Each time I come to it,
I veer away and fill the time with people and frantic activity.
The wall is loneliness. Profound loneliness.
His absence resonates through everything. I can taste it,
touch it, hear it. Loneliness in a friendly crowd is so bitter.
I’m forced to realize that more people won’t take away this
loneliness or ease this pain. I’m silent. But inside, it is one long
AURORA WINTER/From Heartbreak to Happiness