It’s not a verb
It’s a noun
a sound
a rhythm in the background
a sigh unheard
a madness being stirred
a tiny feeling unsecured
a withdrawal
a surrender
A fleeting common sound
oh no!


Andrew Borne is 2 Cups Poet 1 teaspoon Musician 1/4 teaspoon Salt 1/2 cup Absurdity 3/4 cup Chef 1 egg, beaten 2 1/3 cups Family Man. Mixed together and served raw. His column appears weekly in Oddball Magazine.