127/365: The Loudest Thing On Earth

They stood in a field on a still day,
midafternoon,
shifting their shorts
where the young wheat itched their knees.

You hear that? he said.
That humming? she said.
Yes, he said. That's you.

And, suddenly,
she was the loudest thing on earth.

Hummmmmmm.

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