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Karen Itaas De Leon
Can you hear the screams in my silence?
Behind the face that is calm like
a heaven’s abode,
There is a hell of a storm waiting to explode!
Outer appearance of serenity
is like a cool breeze on a summer’s day.
And inner turmoil is like a winter lightning storm.
Adrainenne Monique Gordon
No one sees the storm raging inside me.
You only see my beautifully calm self.
What I show to the world to protect myself.
Be kind to people you have no idea
what they’re going through.
I pause and think of what I need to do,
and my inner voice will be in agreement,
after I pause. I pause.
The calmer I look superficially,
the greater battle I fight internally.
Dignity and calm is my exterior but inside
I scream with pain at the injustice
and torture from this world.
Don’t misunderstand my silence for peace.
Stay good to have been spared.
Yvonne Kathleen Rhodes
Silence your inner demons
by raising your thoughts
to suffocate negativity.
All you see is the beauty of my serenity
All I hear is my soul’s silent scream.
Carol Downey Dawson
Stop screaming inside my head.
You’ve done enough damage.
Suveera Bellary Kusnur
I am like a bubbling lava with a calm exterior.
Look within the facade of inner serenity
and u will see the real me full of darkness.
Like a can of soda,I’m quiet until you open me.
Only you can bring peace
to the mind that never sleeps.
Mayet Pequena – Rivera
Private anguish amidst all chaos.
Public triumph within tranquility.
I scream but there’s no sound,
I cry but there’s no tears,
Is this life?
Or am l isolated with emotion.
What we present is not always how we feel inside.
As we find our bliss,
the ego screams its disapproval to its death.
Calm exteriors can belie intense inner struggles
Rebecca Mistich Covell
Some people make us feel this inside!
We must let the fear subside!
Calm outside, screaming inside;
who sees which side of mine, only I get to decide.
And sometimes the chaos inside pierces
through the perfect facade of calm.
Amrita Lahiri Bhattacharya
My life delves into a dichotomy
of calm and fierce spirits!
Everyone is fighting a battle
you know nothing about.
Pepper R. L.
Silence is the most powerful scream.
Unleashing the beast from within.
The storm inside the calm
The noise inside her had made her appear calm.
Whom she should trust
as she has to lead by her own.