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The Silence

A Poem

By Nailah RobinsonPublished 4 months ago 1 min read
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The Silence
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Here I sit with my glass of desperation on the rocks

Have you lived a favorable life

I don’t blame you for hating me

I’ve never given you the option to love

Could be a long wait

Do you mind

I really need to go

But I must swat this fly

I can’t make out the words

But the door stands open

I thought it might be best

You’ve told your pack of lies

And now the case is closed

Yet your defenses are going up

I need to get to a meeting

I need to be calm and careful

But I’ve forgotten how

I’m glad you understand that

There’s a sadness that cuts me off

God in heaven

Look at that

I’ve got the magic touch

Then there’s nothing left

As the second pass

But silence

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About the Creator

Nailah Robinson

Author, Mother, Wife, Sister, Daughter, Cousin, Daughter In Law, Sister In Law, Friend, Grand Daughter, Niece, Teacher, and Student. I am so many things to so many people, but in the end, I'm just Nailah.

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran4 months ago

    The sadness that cuts me off and glass of desperation was very relatable! Loved your poem!

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