The Quality of Our Solitude

 

after you scrape the ads

swipe off the phone

dial down the sugar,

fat, and tobacco 

 

stop worrying about bills

department manager

to-do list and

tiny revenge scenarios

 

how's it going in there

how's the quality of your solitude

 

forgetting the music

voice to exercise

pornographic Gifs

translations unrealized

 

what frequencies do you hear

What does your void look like 

does God have a beard

is anything purple and beach-like

 

there's nothing that compares 

with that roaring silence

 

naked on a log

the cold has returned 

I grab your fingers

gently pulling you 

 

we're eye to eye

the moment dissolves

your roar swallows mine

I forget what we are

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Hannah Collins

Thu 12th Jul 2018 20:57

Enjoyed this one.
Beautifully expressed.

Hannah

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