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The Silent Lotus

The Lotus Who Found Her Voice.

By Carol TownendPublished 3 months ago Updated 3 months ago 1 min read
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The Silent Lotus
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There was a time when time stood still;

She was frozen,

Silenced;

Scared to speak,

Both verbally and on paper;

Then, the fragile pink lotus,

Uncurled her delicate petals;

Petals around her throat that had

silenced her voice for years,

Her wide mouth opened

Her vocal cords uncurled;

Allowing a sound to escape brighter and more musical

than any instrument ever played.

The sound was beautiful,

It stood for everything she believed in,

She could never be silenced again;

She had found her voice,

Her freedom;

She was going to use it,

And when she did,

She created a better world for

herself and others.

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About the Creator

Carol Townend

Fiction, Horror, Sex, Love, Mental Health, Children's fiction and more. You'll find many stories in my profile. I don't believe in sticking with one Niche! I write, but I also read a lot too.

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