NO THING

no
thing
 
not
hing
noth
ing
nothi
ng
nothin
g
nothing
takes up as much space as
nothing
does

nothing

(like the silence that drowns
out
the tick
ing of the clock)
 
you say I don’t hear you
but that’s because I’m
listening too hard to
all the
things
you don’t say

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©2012 This work is the property of the author.
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Posted on June 27, 2012, in POETRY, Sheriji and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Sheriji’s second poem on MM, which is clever and with a twist. Head to the Poets’ Page for a link to her blog, or click the link to read her first poem:
    https://misfitsmiscellany.wordpress.com/2012/01/30/new-eyes/

  2. Yes the twist is a fine way to end it, very clever through out

  3. Direct hit.

  4. Reminds we of a chic Gertrude Stein poem. Congrats.

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