Their voices turn to a background hum,
A mindless noise.
The words lose their value,
Nothing but
The buzzing of flies against a windowpane.
She closes her eyes,
Lets the meaningless prattle
Lull her to sleep.
She’ll wake up when
Something worthwhile is said.
She’ll be asleep for a million years.

© 2020 Leona Petrovic

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