Deadly Silence

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic


A sob climbs up my throat

Its steps are words of hate

And tales of failure

 

Tears sting and burn my eyes

And like waves flowing from a burst dam

Rush across my riverbed

 

Breath hitches

Chest trembles

Lungs constrict

Hands shake

 

Goddammit

 

I swallow it all

And the silence kills me.

 


Submitted: February 22, 2021

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JE Falcon aka JEF

Woo, that was a rush!

Mon, February 22nd, 2021 9:11pm

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