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

3 Comments

  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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