Friday, 20 May 2011

Whales Singing

What if you go unannounced
to your neighbour's house
and enter through the back door
because you hear music from a bedroom,
and for no good reason become
suspicious, imagine an affair
between her and a former lover,
yet when you get to that door,
turning the handle slowly and silently,
what you actually hear is the
recorded sound of whales singing,
soothing her to sleep and you
to a surprised, part-guilty but
intensely perfect sense of peace?


  1. Lovely-especially the final two lines. Tx

  2. Thank you. Playing with narrative.