First published in Solitary Plover #33, Winter 2021, page 10. Originally written in July of 2019.
I check my spam filter
at least once a day
looking for that errant email
I actually want
amid the Viagra discounts
and untold riches promised me
Not even there do I find a message from you,
as if you could write from the grave.
But I keep catching myself, looking.