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Robert Charles Howard

Rookie - 29 Points (26 DEC 1943 / Wyandotte MI)

Affirmation


A stranger ventured
across the universal chasm
setting lips and tongue
to calculated motion.

Ordered sound waves
shook my auric drums
and journeyed to my soul

and from my reservoir
of social response,
my pliant mouth described a curve.

Three puffs of air,
pulsed and filtered
by cords - tongue - lips,
responded to her thoughtful stimulus,

“Thank you, dear.”

December, 2007

Submitted: Saturday, December 15, 2007
Edited: Saturday, April 30, 2011

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