Safe Sounds

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You like safe sounds: 
the dogs lapping at their bowls; 
the pop of a cork on a bottle of plonk 
as your mother cooks; 
the Match of the Day theme tune 
and Doctor Who-oo-oo.

                               Safe sounds: 
your name called, two happy syllables 
from the bottom to the top of the house; 
your daft ring tone; the low gargle 
of hot water in bubbles. Half asleep 
in the drifting boat of your bed, 
you like to hear the big trees 
sound like the sea instead.
Carol Ann Duffy

I would love to hear from you so please leave a comment. All feedback is much appreciated. Thank you. Erin