February 9, 2014 by babylondogs
This morning I have a headache
That coffee can’t fix.
I walk around the house
Quoting poems from a book by Billy Collins,
Trying to sooth my skull’s anger.
I invade the medicine cabinet
And pour four aspirin into my hand,
Gulping them down with water from the faucet.
But I must return now, to read more Billy Collins
To whomever will listen: my two dogs on the couch,
My two cats on the counter, or just the parlor walls
That can’t get away.
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