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Of The Things We Do Not Say

March 9, 2021
By Cathy_Shang GOLD, Shanghai, Other
Cathy_Shang GOLD, Shanghai, Other
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Of the heat between the sparks
Of the breaths between two lungs.
Of the time between metronome beats.
Of the view halfway down.
Of the things I write:
The silence,
And of all the things we do not say.

The author's comments:

A poem about the inexplainable things and the things we don’t talk about. It’s not socially acceptable to ask these questions and discuss these topics out loud because it’s too strange and too heavy a subject. Instead, we’re left to l doubt in the silence left in our wake.

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Lydiaq ELITE said...
on Apr. 11 2021 at 6:44 pm
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Let the disappointments pass
Let the laughter fill your glass
Let your illusions last until they shatter.
Whatever you might hope to find
Among the thoughts that crowd your mind
There won't be many that ever really matter.
But take good care of your mother
And remember to be kind
When the pain of another will serve you to remind."
--Jackson Browne