Sunday, November 6, 2011

Sunday in CinCity. The Am I Just Standing Here Talking to Myself Edition.

Reusing Words

by Hal Sirowitz

Don't think you know everything,

Father said, just because you're good

with words. They aren't everything.

I try to say the smallest amount possible.

Instead of using them indiscriminately

I try to conserve them. I'm the only one

in this household who recycles them. I

say the same thing over & over again,

like "Who forgot to turn out the lights?

Who forgot to clean up after themselves

in the bathroom?" Since you don't listen

I never have to think of other things to say.


  1. After working 24 hours in the unit, I'm surprised you'd find any words to say at all.

  2. :>) besides..."Can you tell me where you are? What's your full name? Show me your thumb." I'll be muttering that in the nursing home!

  3. Sometimes word wear me out.....smiles.


Hey, thanks for your thoughts and your time:>)