Tuesday, May 08, 2007

One from the vault

The Primer
by Christina Davis

She said, I love you.

He said, Nothing.


(As if there were just one
of each word and the one
who used it, used it up).


In the history of language
the first obscenity was silence.

5 comments:

becky said...

i love that so much

SJ said...

when i told my ex I loved him he just held me tighter. I took it as an action with meaning behind it much better than words could express...but apparently it's better to get the actual word.

Lincoln said...

Wow. I usually don't like poetry but that was damn good.

Sarita said...

Loverly.

Anne said...

I second lincoln's comment.