This term refers to any friendship or relationship that has disappeared. It can describe a feeling of being lost or incomplete. This term is used as an example of a metaphorical or literal "passing on" of someone you valued; someone that you wish you had gotten to know or spent more time with.
Hansel left bread crumbs to find his way, but those pesky birds severed the connection
by morphologicalfreedom October 13, 2013