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from the May 2004 issue

Furniture Music






I read on the chair
I write on the desk
I sleep on the floor
I dream beside the closet


I drink water in spring
(The cup is in the kitchen cupboard)
I drink water in summer
(The cup is in the kitchen cupboard)
I drink water in fall
(The cup is in the kitchen cupboard)
I drink water in winter
(The cup is in the kitchen cupboard)


I open the window and read
I turn on the light and write
I draw the curtains and sleep
I wake inside the room


Inside the room are the chairs
and the dreams of the chairs
Inside the room are the desk
and the dreams of the desk
Inside the room are the floor
and the dreams of the floor
Inside the room are the closet
and the dreams of the closet


In the songs that I hear
In the words that I say
In the water that I drink
In the silence that I leave

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