Brittle

The air turns cold,

brittle,

and your words contract as my probing shrivels. 

You misunderstand my questions, and I misunderstand your need.

You ignore my need to talk while I ignore your need for silence;

and so we sit pretending,

while the air turns cold.

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About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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6 Responses to Brittle

  1. susanpoozan says:

    That’s very depressing, I hope you have cheered up now.

  2. belocchio says:

    Evocative words – Beautifully written

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