Unspoken

Unspoken

I, like a novel, am so full of words. My mind swims in the ocean 
of countless what ifs. I am so deeply in love with this life, yet a  
portion of my heart aches at each breath. There is much, too much, 
I wish to say; yet, the taste of blood lingers in my mouth from  
too often biting my tongue. 
 
I refuse to be lost; instead, I am searching. The sun 
rises each morning, and I rise with it. I allow the  
warmth to touch my face like a familiar friend. 
My thoughts overcome me in waves as though 
I am drowning, and my tongue grows as rough as sand.  
 
Perhaps I can place myself in these lines on the page,  
ignite the fire in my veins and use them as flares to tell  
others that I am still here tossed on the sea of my thoughts. 
God willing, I will find a way to remain no longer silent, 
and with each word, guide other castaways to shore. 

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prowess Ink

There is much, too much, 
I wish to say; yet, the taste of blood lingers in my mouth from  
too¬†often biting my tongue.¬†‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč

 

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčHey great read. Unspoken words can seem as splinters of regret. Especially when the time to say them. Doesn't have their relieving moment of expression.¬†

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ūüöāPOETRYDELIVERY

Hi. Bailey thats a awesome poem.. Man i just love how u say a whole library in a tale. Perhaps i can place myself in this lines.. Just really like that .. My friend just thank you for giving birth to something so touching.. God bless! 

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Ru T

Great write Bailey. Touched my soul. Eloquently penned. Will look at your other work. Best wishes. Ru x

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Dean Kuch

Hello, Bailey.
Congratulations on your recent contest achievement.
Great use of enjambment permeates your write all throughout.
Wonderfully well written featuring excellent use of metaphor.
Eloquently worded, powerful‚Äďcreation of some fantastic imagery here.
The last line of your final stanza is a real show stopper.
Again, a hearty congrats on you win.
~Dean Kuch

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jaelyn bartusiak

"My mind swims in the ocean 
of countless what ifs. I am so deeply in love with this life, yet a  
portion of my heart aches at each breath. There is much, too much, 
I wish to say; yet, the taste of blood lingers in my mouth from  
too often biting my tongue."

 love these lines, seems very conservative but shows the writer wants to break out and not hold back anymore. nice write, congratulations <3 

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Dan Ferem

Loved the magical, poetic substance of the poem...how writing n living dilemmas beautifully surfacedūüėä

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