The Listener Will Understand
I try to write something everyday
A habit I’ve nourished for years,
But what do I write with nothing to say,
When silence has filled up my ears?
Sometimes, I suppose, one should simply desist
And let the day go without words,
But when they are swirling, who can resist,
Pretending that they might be birds?
O fly away little words, land in an ear,
Sing whatever you can,
Although your message is one I can’t hear
The listener will understand.