The Clot - 2023

On a night 
where I spent
a lot of time talking 
my voice was as silent
as a glance
upon a crying friend. 
He knocks on me
hand to shoulder
and asks
the type of question
that will make one want to
un cover one thing
about themselves
I open my mouth
Now everything is funny
and the speaking words 
attends the scene
in intonations
and recollections
maybe here
with the
sole purpose to console him 
and silence me.
Now I let
the speaking words say 
so on and so forth
with a distant whisper of 
Sorry I am not
here right now
but I hope
this will do