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Siony Benemerito McCor
Don’t ignore the sound of silence,
One could be hiding
a bigger wound inside.
Don’t use a band-aid to fix your emotions,
don’t allow anyone silence you
Words can wound.
Choose them wisely.
Think before you speak
or just get your lips sealed.
Don’t let anyone
silence your truth.
Be careful what words leave your mouth
as you can hurt someone deeply.
No tapes nor even the forced silences
can hide The pain and the misery
in the woebegone eyes.
The wounds of the heart
are revealed by the eyes;
sealing the lips can never conceal them.
When words hurt put a seal…
Silence is the only way to heal.
A “silenced” soul hurts deep;
a “band-aid” may never seal.
Heidi Joy Capuli Marquez
In order to heal this devastating world,
one must know
how to practice the art of silence.
Rational Akrofi Akuffo
Being silent is a choice,
but being silenced is an abuse.
take the tape from your mouth
and speak out
your hopes and dreams
Sometimes you choose silence
not out of fear to speak
but because you know
your words will go unheeded.
A Band-Aid will only silence me for a while.
I will speak my mind when my wound heals
Phyllis Snider Boyer
Better to secure
harsh words from escaping
than to have to bandage the heart
from their wounds.
Adrainenne Monique Gordon
Putting a bandage on my mouth
will not prevent the truth, lies, sarcasm,
or anything in between.
Abuse can wound the mouth to silence.
Tear away the bandaid
and be silent no more!
You may silence my speech;
You cannot silence my thoughts!
People with no filter
can’t fix it with a Band-Aid.
from speaking the truth.
Behind that silence
roars a sea of emotions.
Hold your silence
until you have something worth saying.
The Policy of Truth –
keeping quiet is sometimes the best therapy
and keeps us away from harm
Don’t keep it all inside, what you don’t say,
hurts for an eternity, speak your heart,
speak your mind, it’s healing!
Speak for what’s right,
don’t let the society shut your mouth.
Silence has the power much more
than what a thousand words could convey
Silent wounded woman…
Ideal portrait of a fanatic society!