Don’t Talk Of Words

Met in a cafe,

looking out,

the waitress pouring 

two black americanos,

we sip them,

the silence seeming

to become more of

a comfort than a

burden.

You talk, I continue 

looking out,

looking out the window,

the vast amount of

land expanding with

each of your words;

the waitress lingering

over our table,

you calling her over,

smiling,

two more americanos please. 

We sip

in silence,

a comforting silence,

a silence that burdens

those who cannot

see it shine. 

You say of a 

new novel your writing,

I dismiss the talk

of words 

with a plea

to use

the bathroom;

hurling down the long

corridor to an

open door,

one that somehow leads

me to the back alley,

I exit, taking a quick look

at the window, where

you continue to sit,

talking into the silence

that burdens you. 

Advertisements

One thought on “Don’t Talk Of Words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s