If Only You’d Known Then

Last time you see someone and you don’t
know it will be the last time.

And all that
you know now, if only you’d known then.

But you didn’t know, and now it’s too late.

And you tell yourself, “How could I have
known, I could not have known.

You tell yourself…

Missing Mom, Joyce Carol Oates

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