Silence

Fifty years plus, silenced & caged.

To write is to free 
the golden finch, 
imprisoned at eight,
by a man’s filthy hands, 
reaching where claws
don’t belong.

The golden finch’s songs
ruptures the cage & silence's song.

© SB Joy, 2021

What song has trauma silenced in you?

SBJ

One thought on “Silence

  1. No Ho says:

    OK! Yes! Go with that.

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