Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

I Need The Quiet And The Silence


I need the quiet and the silence
The pain is too much
I need to hear nothing but quiet
So I can contend with the pain
It hurts
It aches
And I need to give my mind the strength
To contend with it-
Quiet and more quiet
And I will try to contend with it
Though I don't know if I can.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, March 07, 2012

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