More Than A Glance

he said, “i miss the stars”

and I told him that if he

looked hard enough then

maybe he wouldn’t feel

as though they weren’t


For we often mistake the

smallest presence with

absence solely because

we were incapable of

believing that there is

life within darkness.

A smile within depression.

A spark within heartbreak.

Love within loathe.

Hope within powerless.

Ease within confusion.

An eye within deciet.