Linguistics: [a study of languages]
The He doesn’t believe she will ever know,
language but he thinks she just might understand
of you love that he sings through her empty pines,
that I can hear dances on her frozen heart
is a mystery hoping to come across
that is rippling across all her mystery.
the frozen lake of my heart, He waits to hear
echoing through the empty pines. of her love –
I wonder if I will understand spoken
but believe I will never really know. words.
(c) christine DINGLEY 2011
previously published in “this book is about you: A Brock University Anthology of Creative Writing“