outloud


most people probably refuse to say things out loud
to avoid confirming facts though voice, air waves, and sound
but when i say it to ears that listen and arms that provide comfort
i find myself more disconnected from reality

if i continue to breathe
to breathe in and suck my belly
to inhale and prevent oxygen from escape
could i take back things i’ve said?
could i breathe you back in?

it’s easier to remain silent
the other option, is to appear to be a madwoman
insanity has never held so much appeal

the silence isn’t for lack of things to say
it’s an act of self restraint
to prevent the dam from breaking
emotions from spilling
tears from cascading
life to stop moving.

it’s important that we move.
you and i
to our own beats

my lungs ache for you
underwater
liquid upon liquid
suffocates my eyes
like thoughts
and i am blind-ed

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: