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My Song

My Song

A Poem by ebonpinion

I have a bad habit of keeping my mouth closed. Sometimes you have to take away the quiet and replace it with your voice.

The feelings that are inside me are raging so fast.
They come when I don’t usually expect them,
But sometimes I already know when they’ll come.
Sometimes I’m calm; not a care in the world,
But then something happens and I just snap.
But right now my aggression is so high that my hand is
            shaking and my temper is short.
One small thing could happen and I could explode.
I don’t know where this aggression is coming from.
All I know is that my head is pounding.
All I know is that I want to scream.
All I know is that so much stuff is going on in my head
That I want to rant and rave.
I want to yell to everybody to, “Just shut up”.
I want time to think; time to sort out my thoughts. 
Maybe all I need is the courage to yell.
Maybe what I need is to shout and scream.
Maybe I’ve kept my mouth closed too long.
Maybe I need a turn to sing my song

© 2010 ebonpinion

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Wonderful, maybe I should produce your song, lol. Great read baby gurl.

Posted 12 Years Ago

I love it! such empowerment and a need to speak out! Let yourself be heard! u will feel much better when u do! Great poem! :)

Posted 12 Years Ago

Silence can be golden, but don't try telling that to a bird... No matter the weather, they know to sing. Yes.. with all that's in you, you need to sing your song. Let that rage melt away into all that brings you the joy to make your voice known. Powerful write.

Posted 12 Years Ago

i like the point to this poem and no one should ever keep there mouth shut all the time.. just say it in a productive way. there are a few typos in this poem but i am sure you will catch them the next time you read it. didn't take away from the meaning for me though... well done

Posted 12 Years Ago

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Added on August 23, 2010
Last Updated on August 23, 2010
Tags: song, feelings, rage, care, calm, world, aggression, temper, explode, head, scream, yell, thoughts, sing




Writing and music is close to my heart. I mostly write poetry but I have also been known to write short stories, plays and song lyrics. I love to listen to and play music. I play the violin. My .. more..

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