did she (part II)

a pink sun rises and her heart

beats in rhythm with the coffee that is

drip, drip, dripping in the kitchen.

 

she is warm, she is unknowing

still for minutes more, one foot

dangling casually from bed to floor.

 

someone puts the bacon on,

fat cracking fireworks from the stove

while news drones on from the television.

 

did she notice the birds

in their perfect V formation

ripping across a November sky?

 

slip the back door open just

a bit more, the dog, burly as she is

squeezes through and runs, runs, runs.

 

I’d guess they don’t look down,

from way up there it’s all just

noise anyway, it’s all the same

 

all the same.

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12 responses to “did she (part II)

  1. Very atmospheric, I really enjoyed reading it. Thank you!

  2. Pingback: did she (part II) — | Arrowhead Freelance and Publishing

  3. Love your writing and you!

  4. I’ve got comments in your spam folder, lol

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