The Vacuum Cleaner Works

I plug it in and with a switch

The vacuum cleaner sings

just think


and we shall clean

like the dirt between

our heels and wheels

till we step and roll

softly as the carpet as

if we swirl

in thin air the answer

always there.

Confidence good as the cord.


Danny P. Barbare

Danny P. Barbare lives in the Southern US. He has been writing poetry most of his adult life. He works as a janitor at the University Center. Has been published locally and abroad over 1500 times.