A Poemdog

Dogs 2011

MONOLOGUE
(7/30/11)


at first
I answered
I commented
I critiqued
your every
utterance

mistake

I thought
my responses
were a caring
relationship
dynamic

soon
I learned
that all
required
of me
was my
tacit
agreement

or
on rare
occasions
an enthusiast
emotive
endorsement

my silence
seems the best
participation
in our
conversations

talk on