Tell It To The Elephant

Tell it to the elephant,

the one that smothers the room of its air

and pushes us against opposite 

walls in silent discontent, rubbing up 

against our egos and indignation,

careless of the gossip that hovers

in the stifled air between us

and the truth that lingers too close

to the surface of our fragility,

mocking us with its looming

presence until finally we exhale

the breath we had been holding unawares

under the weight of only telling it

to the elephant in the room

This poem is about: 
Me
Our world

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