Hush

     

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Hush

The sun slips

noiselessly

across the floor,

The refrigerator ceases

its hum,

The cat

sighs himself

deeper into sleep,

It is so quiet,

I can

hear

the ocean.

R.K.Brown

(This is  known  to moms as “first day of back to school ” silence.)

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