Silence

A silence so heavy and hollow
It can wrap it’s fingers around your heart
Reaching through the inner shouts
And tormented voices
A silence so thick and empty
It can wrap itself around your mind
Reaching through to highlight the doubts
And question all your choices
The difference between lonely and alone
Is that silence you feel when all voices are gone
It’s that intrinsic belief you will always be one
The isolation is in your bones, as this heart-gripping silence becomes your home

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josi3dee View All →

I’ve been an avid reader and scribbler for years but only recently started thinking about publishing my work.
I’ve always enjoyed writing and have, since 2008, been producing scripts for theatre as my main focus of writing, but always scribbling poems, songs and short stories for fun, and/or catharsis. I’m also a keen sketcher and sketchnoter.

3 Comments Leave a comment

  1. Such a soul-rending piece…
    I could feel that silence you spoke of as I read, and it takes powerful writing to actually make the reader experience the emotion the writer wrote with.
    And that’s exactly what this piece was… powerful. Each and every word held so much meaning and strung together, it was devastating in the best way.

    Looking forward to reading more from you, Josie! ❤

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