secret slip

©2023 michael raven

a murder overhead
calling my name
my-cah, my-cah
waving, i say
oh, hai,
what's up friends?

my daughter utters
a nervous chuckle:
am i earnest or
pulling her leg?

i should probably
have old man
muttered instead
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2 thoughts on “secret slip

    1. I’m pretty certain these do — they regularly have fun at my expense and they croak out replies I don’t always understand, but I try. They are often wiser than I and some of it might rub off if I listen close enough.

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