before i left the vacancy in his room,
i had to ask him the one question
thats been on the tip of my tongue
since the day our souls crossed,
"do you see me in your future?"
and right before he answered,
we were greeted by a prolonged silence
that overstayed it's welcome.
when the words
"i don't know"
slipped through his dry lips,
i knew that nothing else that
came out of his mouth would matter
because i found all of my answers
in the absence of sound between
and his uncertainty.