First Walk with Hearing Aids

Click
Clack
 
Click, clack
Click, clack, click
 
Click
Clack
 
Click, clack
Click, clack, click
 
On a steady morning walk -
Got a rhythm going
Hearing aids in
And yes, I'm "strollin'"
 
Click
Clack
 
Click, clack
Click, clack, click
 
Noisiest coat in the world.
 
Thunk
Rain drops falling
Thunk
 
Click, clack, thunk
Click, clack, clunk
Thunk, click, clack
 
Yes - The noisiest coat in the world.
 
Forget it.  Focus.
Enjoy the beat
Feel the rhythm
Listen to the tweets
 
Tweets?!
 
Birds?  Cool, that's sweet
 
Tweet.  Click.
Clack.  Thunk.
 
Tweet.  Clack.
Click.  Clunk.
 
Engines ever revving
Bus burps and roars
Noises from everywhere
Just walk.  Don't pause.
 
Roar.  Click.
Growl.  Thunk.
Burp.  Tweet.
Rev.  Clunk.
 
Cold crisp morning
Breath hangs in the air
Echoes in my ear drum
Like a symbol and a snare
 
Loud conversation -
Don't look back.
Scrape of the foot
Catch a puddle with a splat
 
Breathy bash
Puddle splash
Click, clack
Click, clack, clunk
 
Got a pace going there
And enjoyed the view
Tiny terrier yaps
Yes, I heard you - thank you!
 
Yap.  Bloody yap.
Click, thunk, clack.
 
Keys at the ready
As I get to my door
Clang & bang as they jangle
And pick the paper from the floor
 
Even newspaper's noisy
Rustles loudly - what a pain.
Hearing aids - OUT
For quiet sanity again
 
No more click, no more clack…

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David Lindsay

Sun 7th Feb 2016 02:25

Thanks Yvonne.
I'm persevering, as you do :)

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Yvonne Brunton

Mon 18th Jan 2016 15:42

So true. Well observed. I love the increasing accumulation of the sounds.

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