Another Piece of Me

I was back to normal
for an evening
but now there's another piece of me
that has gone MIA

There's traces of him
here and there
wrappers, magazines,
a rogue Nerf dart

I wonder if he has
any idea of how much
I miss him
or love him?

Today I felt like an amputee
missing an arm
after just having my leg
reattached on Saturday

He's likely been gunned down
in a paintball firestorm
and has a tale to tell
of the shot he took in the neck

I miss him breaking into song
while camped out on the laptop
or riling the dog
right before bedtime

In two days he'll return
from Jesus camp
and the peace I have will be
replaced by the piece I'm missing.


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