Word count: 145
Warning: A lot of sadness
Silence is golden,
Silence is precious,
Silence keeps me safe.
My mind is a void,
An overflowing, overthinking
Boisterous void which comforts me,
Consoles me, builds me up and
Breaks me down, exploits my fears,
Beats me within an inch of my soul
In one second.
And yet, my mouth can’t form the words
I desperately want to say,
It stutters, it hesitates,
It remains silent.
The words remain in my mind,
Only released on paper
Or Microsoft Word..
The silence is maddening.
It is not golden or precious,
It harms me instead of protecting me –
It screams in my mind yet
Refuses to let even a hum escape.
Please, please set me free
From the bonds of your cruelty,
For once let me say what’s on my mind
Without fear of judgment or disappointment.
I’d do anything to get…
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