And she said,
"All you are is a carapace of
who I once knew.
Where did your tired soul run away to?"

From the corner of my eye, I spotted a meteor.
Its blinding light appeared quick and
leftme
with nothing but a memory and streaks that seemed to briefly
burn my fitful corneas.

I did not turn to her, but said:
"to the stars.

And where ran your heart?"