He had the gift of quiet
There are some people
who would turn down tickets to the symphony
to listen to the sound of their own voice
(and yet rarely return a call)
Do you know anyone like that?
They do not speak as much as they
Met anyone like that?
Around them there is always an air
(Warning: here is where I get snarky because these people make me nuts)
they get most of their exercise from dropping names
and dragging around their
For aerobics, they chase the spotlight around the room
Sound like someone you want to know?
but you....you have
the gift of quiet
and that's everything
and that's poetiquejustis
Better is a handful of quietness than two hands full
of toiling and striving after the wind