Depth Perception

Say that you love me, don’t throw me aside.
I need for you to know that I’m still alive.

Not that I care,
I’m just here-
And you told me ‘forever’ was a joke
we both shared.

Your scent on my favorite shirt
once attached to you…
Dissipating around arms & feet that have long departed.
Falling into the arms of anyone who will take me

Say it 100 times to yourself.
This is the only life you have.
Whatever it takes you to believe.