the sound that a fish makes. spreeking. fishes spreek; i sit silently and listen to fishes spreeking in the ocean. it is a green sound. like the water. bottle green mixed with prussian blue, mixed with light black. this colour bleeds into the water and the depth of it. there is not much light but the water is so clear, it is as clear as night where the fishes spreek. that means there are many busy fishes talking a lot. spreek also means there are many audible esses. softly and soothingly. makes me want to fall asleep, the spreeking...(some people have the same effect on me, i love that) fish also bloo. it is more like a fat, round bloo than a long, thin one. the sound is a bubble, chubby, pleasingly plump and full and this is audible when they do a double swallow. the sound swallows itself and becomes rounder. no other sea animal can do this (except the sea gecko who bloos with its eyes). all fishes bloo, they are born to bloo, it comes naturally.  unlike plooking. when they jump in and out the surface of the liquid, they plook delicately. once off. to plook again, they have to get out and jump in again. no plooking around at all while in the water, the acoustics are just not contributory to plooking. fish plook in haiku, especially. and they are programmed with that gift; they are wonderful haikuplookers. they think in poetry, they cannot write it. of course fish can also click. but not the sharp variety of click. they can manage sounds like wood clicking, not the metal variation, which is hurtful to their gills. this sounds like wood wind chimes that are hung on the thorn trees of the savannah. this happy sound has evolved over millennia to make up for the fact that fish have to live in the ocean. it is a fishy gift from the fish god, focl, for never being able to swim on land. fish can grunt and squeak, but it would be impolite to write about those sounds; after all, fish have only ever been kind to us humans; we should never forget the old man and the sea, not
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a love poem for anyone who has ever felt it and those who still will. it's by the master of love words, mr cummings, of course. it's especially for everyone on wp that i love, a small gift for today...
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