Perhaps: Was/ is/ could be
Three different tenses of her
Hypothetical ideas of
How she talked,
the way she brushes her hair,
the possibility of her head resting on your pillow.
Inaccurate recollection of
the way she woke you in the morning,
the colour of her fingernails -(dark as blue sky)
the scent her perfume will leave on your clothes,
in your closet
Perhaps: Was/ is/ not.
There was a beginning,
so I tell myself there must be an ending