Double fibbonacci seemed the right form for this prompt somehow. It makes a prettier poem, too. ^_^
heartbeats? If you just
listen, it sounds like the whole world
pausing for just an instant, as if to say “Let there
be silence.” Every insect, bird, animal, waits; listening, too, between feeding,
hunting, mating. Their hearts beat with mine, the pulse echoes.
We wait for the next heartbeat, listen,
move on. We pause, then