Remarkable Nothing: a Double Etheree



you’ve been

gone each day

is just like the

day before. nothing

remarkable nothing

new under the sun or moon

or stars that you hung just for me

you put the colors in the rainbow

then took them with you to the other side.

I know you can’t come back, even for me.

But when it’s my time, will you come

for me? It has to be you.

There is nothing for me here

men are all the same with

one thing in common:

they are not you.

there is no

one but


Author: The Abject Muse

Susan Marie Shuman is an author and freelance writer/editor who currently resides in the wilds of Birmingham, AL. She shares her life with four spoiled cats, several friends (not all of them imaginary) one husband and one step-son. When she's not working, Susan enjoys horseback riding, reading, taking her cats for a spin in their pet stroller, and taking naps. An ex-bartender, recovering crash test dummy and all-around late bloomer, Susan graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2004 with a BA in English. She minored in Russian. Long-range goals include visiting Israel, the Czech Republic and Liechtenstein. Susan is also planning to launch a micronation which would be called either Suzannistan or Eastern Suzanorovia.

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