Bennie.

My favourite new game
is watching which raindrops
will fall on the wires
of our clothesline
whose yellow,
plastic-coated pin-stripes
reverberate
humming inaudible notes
that I can see.

And now I understand
that when you’re staring out
at “nothing,”
the fool isn’t you,
it’s me.

For Bennie; the all-seeing, one-eyed cat.

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