heartbeat.

Have you ever
heard a heart
beat
so beautifully?

The way its rhythm
t.a.p.s. out a tune
has [captured] me –
for life.

And I think
if ALL I heard
after today
was that music,

I could live
– content –
for the rest of my years,

t.a.p.p.i.n.g. to the beat
of her heart