The Hole in the Hug

I can mostly buy
the whole spiritual thing
that she is neither dead nor gone

or at a perfect time
and to a perfect place

But there is
this hole in a hug
where she used to fit

For Patricia Fiske – Copper today and gold forever – and for everyone who fits into your empty hugs.

Patricia Fiske sings Stormy Weather – August 6th, 2020

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