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A Universal Second Language

By Richard LeDue

A Universal Second Language

The cancer broke his voice's legs,
leaving a whisper to crawl out
from his throat, making me realize
how thunder actually says nothing,
while silence waits its turn,
knowing eventually we all must
speak its language.

Article © Richard LeDue. All rights reserved.
Published on 2022-11-21
Image(s) are public domain.
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