It’s an adverb, used with verbs like drift, grow, or live.
It describes how our hearts have grown over the years. Apart.
Our love has drifted and now we have chosen to live that way. Apart.
It wasn’t a split second decision. And the details aren’t important.
Apart, for now, is how we will be.
Will it be permanent? We don’t know.
But for now it’s where we find ourselves.
We’ve grown to this place and hope that in the apartness, we can both drift towards our individual happiness or newfound togetherness.