My Lacuna

the word rolls
effortlessly from
my tongue –
it has a romantic
the sound of
a cello playing
a silky feeling
like soft melon
in my mouth
luscious and exotic
hiding the true meaning
the empty place beside
me – the gap in my world
where I am stranded
since you are gone


it’s the Flash 55 PLUS! challenge in theGraden
55 words – the plus is using the word lacuna