Here we are again,
Working together in the quiet
Well, you’re in the quiet…. I haven’t gotten there yet
I’m still passing notes and whispering to my friends
Not yet ready to turn down the volume.
You are so very patient with me.
You wait. You love me through it.
You call me. And call me again.
Until your voice wears down my last feeble resistance
Not because you out-shout me
But because you are