"No Shouts!"

I sit in the darkness.

No thoughts.

No words.

No shouts.

 

You lower into the ground.

No thoughts.

No words.

No feelings.

 

We fall into line.

No thoughts.

No words.

No questions.

 

My breath ends.

Your breath ends.

Your eyes close.

My eyes are opened.

 

I sit in the darkness.

I have shouts!

I have feelings!

I have questions!

 

I sit in silence.

Numb to the senseless chatter. 

Numb to the truth.

Numb to the reality. 

 

Reality isn't civil.

Emotions are the weakness.

 

 

This poem is about: 
My family
My community
Our world

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