untitled

swallowing a sudden
pause
in an afternoon
argument you ask,
“have you eaten?
and taken the calcium?”

in that
thousandth
of a moment
between your question
and my automatic nod

lies surrender.

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6 responses to “untitled

  1. Oh they do, don’t they.

  2. more more!

  3. Smartassbride, Idlichutney & Uttara: Many thanks.

  4. This is brilliant. Just discovering your blog and loving it

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