Mismatch

One ear whistling middle C
while the other sings D flat.

One ear taking slow steps, softly,
as if it is just a bit tired.

One ear holds up a mirror,
and talks to itself, crackling

like ice over air, an old
telephone wire, and says, don’t

forget to unmute yourself.

3 responses to “Mismatch

  1. You captured the essence of the zoom experience – the scourge of daily existence in 2021

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