A Silenced Voice

By , Dowelltown, TN
Screaming through my tears
I'm just wanting to be heard!
I'm pushing for a voice
But you drown it out...

I try to speak
But you cut me off!
And your own voice is heard
The voice that won't let me voice myself
The voice that won't let me speak!

You want to be heard
But so do I
You've spoken
But still, you won't let me speak

I begin to voice myself
But you cut me off!
Repeating what you've already said...
Is my opinion, my logic so unimportant
That it can't be given a voice?

My patience is thinning
My heart is hurting
The tears!
I can no longer hold them back

I try to speak
But you silence me!
You won't listen!
You won't even try!

I scream so that maybe I'll be heard
Maybe you'll hear my voice and stop
But you don't!
It's like you're arguing
Just to keep me silent!
That's not how it should be!

My tears are now blurring my eyes
My throat now sore from effort
My voice now hoarse and weak
I'm not able to make myself heard!

It hurts...
You're hurting me...
You don't seem to care, 'cause your own voice is heard!
But you're hurting me!

... I just want to be heard.





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Jeera said...
Sept. 12, 2011 at 8:30 am
Well... I wrote this when I was upset to the point of balling my eyes out because of my brother. He wouldn't let me talk (which is normal, 'cause he usually doesn't let anyone talk) and this time it was just too much. I couldn't tell him how I felt with speach, so I told him how I felt by words on paper. After he read it, however, he apologized and said he'd try to work on listening to others more. Things you have trouble with will eventually work out for the best, so don't lose hope in whatever... (more »)
 
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