Shouted Silence.

Img_0385unicornby Michelle Seyner17 Oct 2017

I weigh my tongue with leaded screws
just so my secrets won't spill out,
to prevent the words from setting loose -
my silence is the way I shout.

I use the only way I can,
put words on a poetic shelf
and use the ink inside my pen,
write what I whisper only to myself.

20 September 2017.
Michelle Seyner.