May. 17, 2015


A Quiet Moment
No radio or TV.
No ticking of the clock.
No rumbling of trains
Or crowing of the cock.
Idling motors
Or voices in the street
Sounding hammer
Or dragging of the feet.
No leaky faucet
Or pattering rain
No lawn mower.
No sound of a plane
Zooming the skies
Just silence.

(c) 2014 w. salley