Ways

she sits listening
to the sounds
all around her
the squeaks of the old
walls where she lives
humming
and the antennae wire hitting the window
the sounds out there
the sounds in here
people talking to her
him telling her he loves her
and then taking it back
in a thousand ways

R. Laban

4 comments:

Patry Francis said...

I always liked this one.

MB said...

Me too! I just found this.

rdl said...

mb,
i was so excited to find that you found this. I tend to forget about this blog, since i don't get noftied when someone leaves a comment like on my other blog.
Thanks for your affirmation.

She's Like Heroin said...

So beautiful, so sad.
~SLH