I don't so much mind that we are estranged,
that we never write,
or talk: never swapping stories over tin-can-phone-strings.
I don't mind so much that you are older,
that your job consumes time,
makes money: some thing I have yet to manage wisely.
I do mind that in the span of less than five years,
I have forgotten to call you my brother,
and friend: and in so doing never quite manage to grasp