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Silent Screams
by Anonymous J

Why do I scream in my sleep?
Night terrors
Terrifying
Multiplying

Why don't I say it when I wake?
Tell the people
Murder
Further and further

Don't say it out loud
Swallow it
Words
They're sharp, it hurts

Why do you ask me what's wrong
I wont tell you
Telephone
There's no place like home

Home where I sleep
I can say it there
Stay in there
No one cares

Quiet when I talk, loud when I think
Can't yell at you
Yellow, blue
Mute

How can I show you the pain?
Eyes dripping
Faucets
Not yet

Can you hear it too?
Blood curdling
Rotten
Forgotten

What if I forget my thoughts?
Free the pain
Thespian
Rest again

If I forget, who remembers?
The ones I left
I felt
They melt

Out of my brain onto the floor
Blood on the floor
On my palm
Remain calm?

Do I whisper for help?
I saw them die
Red dye
I have to try

Why do you call my actions insane?
How do I help?
Hell
I'll have to yell.



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