Sit there, get bombarded with a hail of words
Once they are soft and meaningful
They will be gathered to the breast
If they are hurtful
They will be scattered to the four winds
Utterances can be
Hurtful, hateful, despising, surprising
embracing, disgracing, enveloped, developed.
Fired from a Tommy-gun mouth
Words can be distasteful, disrespectful put downs.
Thoughts brought to mind relaxing, sitting pool-side
While other couples were not it appeared-
worried who was within ear shot.
(c) Chris Black 2017.