Conversation slower than ice melting

justamjustam Posts: 21,366
edited November 2021 in Poetry, Prose, Music & Art

It is so quiet

but that’s the new normal now

somehow

I heard your thought

and I was frozen on my feet

I was!

like usual, I thought about it

and I felt it

let it spread out

wider, farther, drifting beyond sight

it’s no wish of mine to explore the cold space

so why am I drifting out to the distant reaches?

But no matter

empty air can be lonely but it isn’t asking for anything

A companion expects a response

An empty chair is undemanding

my unrealized wish was to be near

yet I’m here instead

Tap out a message for the space alien

Please…

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Comments

  • Ms. HaikuMs. Haiku Washington DCPosts: 7,095
    Whenever I look at the Poetry, Prose, Music, & Art thread you are always posting poetry. Your dedication is inspiring, justam.
    There is no such thing as leftover pizza. There is now pizza and later pizza. - anonymous
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  • justamjustam Posts: 21,366
    Thanks Ms Haiku. 
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