Can Anyone Here Her?

October 15, 2008
By Heidi Balogh, Milwaukie, OR

There is a black cloud over my heart.
I try to escape it, running,
But going nowhere.
Its raining, pouring,
Drops of depression fall,
Like snow on a sunny day,

We dwell on the issue,
No one says a word.
“Speak up” I say.
Nothing comes out,
just more talk of weather and food,
Thunder strikes! A bright sudden flash of lightning,
Tears roll down our hearts, tears stream down her face.
Trying to break free is the one thing we’ll ignore
We all know its there, a big, black, dark cloud sinking lower over us.
Shadows surround us, our hearts, our souls,
Nowhere to go, nothing to say,

They all know she needs us,
But somehow they don’t care,
Just try to avoid the fact that she’s there
“Someone Help me” she says with a cry.
I want to stand up and break from this storm,
The cloud yet but hovers,
Nowhere to go, “what will I say?”
I think “someone help her, somebody please!”
There’s no response,
A cloud so muggy, dark and deep,
They’ll all just ignore her, and the feeling they’ll keep,
I wonder…”will anyone hear her?”

The author's comments:
What inspired me most to write this piece, is just the simple fact that we all have problems that we can't get rid of. But we all know we have them, and yet we try so hard to ignore them. If your having a problem "speak up" you wont regret it.

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on Nov. 5 2008 at 10:19 pm
Heidi, You have a definite talent. Your piece is vivid

Maranatha said...
on Oct. 28 2008 at 8:40 pm
A very vivid and touching piece. Keep writing, you have a special gift.


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