she tried to bury the chaos under the hundredweight of mundane,
but the echo chamber it left behind was deafening –
it would not go unheard,
it’s persistence a carnivorous force inside her,
and no matter how busy she made herself,
it ate away,
the burying leaving her but a shell
of who she could have been

17 thoughts on “Deafening

  1. resonated with my heart so deeply, I totally understand the trying to be busy to keep the noise away. Sending hugs and lots of love to you Angela, you have one of the most beautiful hearts I am blessed to know.


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