World of One

The words were swallowed
by the echo of her cry
rebounding off the walls
of her enclosure

and no one heard
for no one cared

and the sound
would spin around
obliterating thought
of will or ought to be

as the world spun
off-balance
in her lonely world of one

? Michaelette ?

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