2011-10-26T23:36:57-07:00October 26th, 2011|Parenthood|

The scientific method of screaming

He is so proud
of the sound that punches the air
more than a yell
it is shrill
his eyes widen
with delight
at the way it scratches
his throat
at the way I shake my head
each time
and implore him to
use an inside voice
a game
of cause and effect
of again and again
they say he is
trying to get a rise out of you
but I salute
his field of inquiry
his unique technique
to gather empirical evidence
on the phenomena
of me.

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