[definition: the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named.]

It always felt wrong
that the word ‘sigh’
wasn’t an onomatopoeia;

I can’t help but
associate it with
the small,
content
sound you make
when I walk through the door
and hug you ‘hello’.

But there’s no word
to describe it;

or to describe
the feeling I get
when I hear it.

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