Friday, February 20, 2015

Phoenix Rising Poetry Guild Sounds of Love

Sounds of Love from a Childlike Man

He can’t say, “I love you.”
But though I’m not his mother,
he says, “Mum-mum,”
gives me clicks for kisses
and serenades me, flutist-like
with the low, soothing sounds
of a vacuum cleaner hose.

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