In the silence
when there’s no one to talk to
I take to you
in your slim, smooth demeanor
the soft sound that you make
as you pass through my lips
speaking my tongue
down my throat
and pulling my words
out of my lungs
and setting them free
into the air.

Others will cough
they won’t understand
their eyes will squint
their hands will brush you away
but none of that matters to me
as long as you listen
as long as I’m heard…

Even if you’re only a cigarette.

2 Responses to “Listen”
  1. black says:

    i’d ‘like’ this if i could. 🙂

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