Quiet Is My Friend

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
Thanks to Mike Stevens for the idea.

Submitted: September 16, 2016

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Quiet Is My Friend

 

There’s so much rushing, so much sound,

The chaos throws me to the ground.

 

I don’t want to listen to your shout,

It’s hurting me, there is no doubt.

 

I need to find a piece of ‘hush’

Before my brain just turns to mush.

 

This constant barrage leads to stress

And with my head it’s going to mess;

 

I need a break, I need relief,

Some escape from sanity’s thief.

 

Relaxing is so hard to do

With all the things you put me through;

 

Silence sometimes I do need

To let the blackness from me bleed.

 

Sometimes things are just thrown off course

And then me, life does exhaust;

 

But on one thing I can depend --

That quiet really is my friend.

 


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