Concentric rings around October's collision.
An unremembered sound has become deafening.
Determined to move beyond the muffle,
I walk until I am directly under the trees filled with red winged black
I stand there awhile drinking in their joyous noise.
hearing has diminished after are car accident in October, where the
passenger side air bag deployed. (I did not realize air bags made so
much noise and are notorious for causing ear problems .) A cold this
past week has made things much worse.}