Dogs 2015

ELEMENTAL CLATTER
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breathing

smacking

coughing

sneezing

laughing

belching

sniffling

burping

sighing

farting

crying

yelling

talking

screaming

simply living
is a noisy
proposition

we have
to tolerate
the noises
of ourselves

and others

as they
do theirs

and ours

but on any
given day
only we
can hear
our own heartbeats

pumping
the only meaning
that any of us
can truly
claim