Anthony Dawson

Rookie (01/08/1970 / Camperdown, Sydney)

Yelling - Poem by Anthony Dawson

Resist the temptation to yell
as this expression gets under my skin;
I shudder and my soul is disturbed.

Turn your face into anger and if you must
slap me with all the fury of violence
punish me with a week of unrelenting silence
or leave me alone so very much insecure
but I ask you not to yell
My soul does not like yelling

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  • (11/9/2015 3:48:00 AM)

    My soul does not like yelling

    as truthfull as symbolic.. looking simple, for some maybe not sophisticated, yet the piece of genuine feel
    streamed into poetry, at its best!
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  • (5/15/2005 6:45:00 AM)

    This isn't bad. The only serious reservation I would have is the fact that yelling could also be deemed as violent. I'd probably give this 4/10. Scott. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 14, 2005

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 6, 2010

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