noun | /dəˈfyo͞oZHən/
1. The intermingling of substances,
by the natural movement of their particles.
Coarse grains of sand between my toes.
Bending down by my knees to examine the spiral shells, I lose my sense of self for just a moment.
In the details.
It is later than we intended and the light is failing fast.
Diffusing into darkness.
An hour earlier, I had talked with Jamie on the bus.
About everything and nothing.
I extracted parts of myself, placed them into conversations,
So that these now live on within her... Small moments of me.
And vice versa.
At night, things lose their shape, disappearing under a dim blanket.
Maybe we do too,
Perhaps we simply diffuse
Into the darkness.