The Little Things

April 11, 2008
By Audree Steinberg, Los Angeles, CA

It’s the little things
that make life work living, like

smashing a crosscourt forehand

and watching yellow bits drift then burrow in your strings

delivering the final words of a speech

followed by a thundering applause

yawning as you finish a poem

at 1:00 in the morning when even the moon

craves sleep

strumming your first bar chord

with callused fingertips, numb and swollen

awakening to Led Zeppelin

and telling the sun “Today I’ll show him that I really do care,”

and it takes a wise being
to realize it.

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songofheaven said...
on Apr. 16 2010 at 7:38 pm
It's those little things that make life worth living, isn't it? The things you don't think about- that Zeppelin song on the radio, those clouds that make you think of happiness, videos of old just makes life better


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