Silence is Golden

January 17, 2011
By meimei SILVER, Ithaca, New York
meimei SILVER, Ithaca, New York
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"Silence is golden" is what they say
who are "they", and what do they mean?
are they talking about the silence that occurs
when a child is content, and playing peacefully?
or is it the silence of a people
who cannot speak, constricted in their emotions
our screams bursting out
in silence

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English Assignment. Must be under 8 lines.

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