They walk and work and never look

beyond the day-to-day reflective book

of each other.


So much and more can be felt

if we study not just the hand of flashcards dealt

to each of us.


For all life ends, short and sweet

feeding our hearts, wanting to beat

right out of our chests.


Sometimes, the memories fade

creating a wish that they had stayed

more clear.


But nothing can keep out the love

because we are so much a part of

one another.


When we know this without a thought,

then, we know that we are not

ever alone.


And the music continues to sing…