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Voices

How do you stop the voices in your head?

The screaming, pulsing whispers

Churning through the mush you call a brain.

 

How do you stop the voices in your head?

From breaking out at any point to say the words you feel and the things you think

The thinks you contemplate and understand and overanalyze

To make sure the right words come out whenthey have to and even then

They don't.

 

How do you stop the voices in your head?

The voices that have over and over caused you to turn

left instead of right.

up instead of down.

in instead of out.

 

How do you stop the voices in your head?

When you know that altogether

They... are your thought

sifting through the files

trying to find the words to say what you mean and describe what you feel

when in reality... you're Lost

Lost in a mae so carefully coiled into a clever knot so as never to be able to undo it

If you were to undo it, what would happen to the voices, the thoughts?

 

How do you stop the voices in your head?

when you know tha tsilence awaits if you do and that is worse than anyone could imagine.

This silence...

It is not welcoming, It is not endearing, It is not comforting.

No. This silence is the silence that is followed by awkwardness, saddness

More silence. Deeper silence. Stronger silence.

 

How do you stop the voices in your head?

The voices we so carefully call anxiety.




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LostPoetry said...
today at 9:10 am
very well written!
 
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