I found ancestral attic letters
and feel a compulsion to note.
I have no forwarding address
so no need to send a response.

But please consider this:

Wait no more for me.
I no longer wait for you.
I’ve been swept away
where you may not be.

Richard Eric Johnson lives and writes poetry in Arlington, Virginia. He has authored five full-length poetry collections and his poetry has appeared in numerous online and print journals. Eric is also a Pushcart nominee. He is a graduate of Indiana University with a B.A. in Germanic Languages and an M.S. in Education.