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Silence is
overwhelming,
paranoia,
a constant
ringing
in one’s ears.

It brings with it
a sense of
finality,
drawing forth the feeling of
isolation,
solitude,
molding into an unstoppable
fear.

In that instant
before the first great
crash,
this silence holds everything
in an iron fist.



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MckayThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
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I enjoy the energy you create with this poem. It all feels so unsettling. And your imagery is alive in this poem.
 
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