Maybe it’s the buzz
of the tiny little motor
or the bright
colored balls
that dance inside it’s center
the way it picks up
bits of fluff and dust
magically from the floor  

You run it
‘til the battery dies
then rush
to find an outlet for charge
from the inside
‘til it’s got enough juice to restart  

It’s all you wanted
It’s all you asked for
A two-and-a-half-year-old’s
Christmas delight
Forget the candy
all the other toys
right now, this vacuum is