The Abandoned Car
'The' because no other car exists now but yours. There is no other unanswered cell phone, no other empty apartment and no other missing child or endangered girl (because you will always be a girl to me). Nothing else exists but this feeling, pushing fingers into my heart and letting the blood drain. You are not here. And you are not here, and the possibilities of where you might be and what might be happening to you and the sound of your voice and the rise of your chest and the beating inside you --
You are not here. And the world is never so vast as when you're looking for someone.