What did you just say?
Your voice has drifted away
And became a distant din in my ear.
Why do you prattle
On and on about things
That are of no interest to me?
By now you should know
There are few things we have in common
And that makes it hard to find a suitable conversation.
So, we sit in silence;
You lost in the television,
And me with my written words.
Until the day I say enough
And ask you to leave this place,
Only then will I find peace and maybe myself.
Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – prattle