I am the absence
always the case.
Wherever I am
I am what is missing.
When I walk
I part the air
the air moves in
to fill the spaces
where my body's been.
We all have reasons
to keep things whole.
- Keeping Things Whole by Mark Strand
Many thanks to Rachel Cohn & David Levithan for introducing me to this poem through their brilliant novel, Dash & Lily's Book of Dares.
Now I know where Laika got their album title.
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