That moment when
above the noise of strangers running past
you think your hear a familiar voice,
and it keeps fading in and out of your head
until you really look around to see
if anyone's there.
When you wake up from a dream,
recalling something from the past that you
get a good grasp on,
and fall back asleep with the half-memory
stuck inside you.
That early morning when you awoke
way too early
and decided to watch the sun rise
as you drank hot tea
on your couch.
When the nostalgia is too much
so that you can't cry,
only feeling empty for an unknown reason,
not knowing what it is
that you're sad about.
That short little forever when you stay up
until an ungodly hour
to stand on your back porch.
You're in the right space to stop watching
the darkness of the sky
and also focus on