Michael Mira

(08/04/1987)

I Would Trade You In for a Novel


The rain water
trickles down the overflowing gutter
into the moat
that has turned
our house into a fortress.
I've never had the courage
to tell you that your snoring
annoys the hell out of me,
but today it sounds so lovely
mixed the never-ending dripping.
Look at you laying on the sofa
like a lazy cat,
angelic with your mouth shut,
not spewing unsolicited opinions
or judgmental criticisms.
I would seriously marry you
if you were a mute,
then I would have the
peace of mind
to spend my time
with my true love:
books.

Submitted: Monday, July 21, 2014

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