I stopped by the net
And tried to search your name
I was hoping I’d feel great
But I only felt dismay.
I wanted to reach out to you
You with your genuine smiles and laughter
Hoping the bond was still tight
Before you were in the spotlight.
Thousands of pictures of you appeared
with thousands of words attached to them
That I could not recognize the same smile and laughter
That did not reach your amber eyes.
You did not tell me the world had eaten you
and robbed you of our memories
The only thing I was holding on to
That is living the simple life with you.