Words measured and sifted
to a point of singleness.
Each letter joined to another
until the right sounds and meaning appear.
Each syllable fills a space
with a glimmer of light and yet vast darkness.
Will there be enough
to satisfy the hunger of the recipient?
Will the craving for more occur
to the point of simultaneous productions?
Silent words…
tardy words…
can be the worst sometimes.

Tardy