David Reardon (January 23, 1951-November 21, 2015)
You were there, David, with me.
I was there with you.
We were drawn together and pushed apart
ignorant luck and
Now you have left without me.
I am left without you.
Patrick T. Reardon
This poem originally was published by Silver Birch Press on December 6, 2015. It is also one of the poems in the collection Requiem for David to be published by Silver Birch Press in February.