poppy miller


When Silence Speaks - Poem by poppy miller



She wore that bright sweater
Like a breast plate.

It said things like: 


It covers the back too. (knives impenetrable) 


Chew the cud before you speak.

I have the facts so don't assume.

I've faced bigger and come through.



It said
 If you're behind me, 
You're behind me for a reason.

And…watch my lips, they're all smiling; 

Watch my eyes they're all knowing.



And it also said
,
My silence is my strength

And I'm just tickety boo.



Topic(s) of this poem: indifference


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 10, 2016



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