Saturday, November 24, 2012

I Say Nothing

“If you have nothing nice to say, say nothing.”

If you think I’m quiet, you can probably guess why.
Should I contain or voice my anger?  Resign or defy? 
I’ve tried various options in the past—have no doubt;
They are all glorified dead ends—there’s no way out.
Like driving in the dark, you can only see so far.
You’re limited to the distance of the lighted tar.
So enter not the obscure to be potentially mislead,
I’ll stay on familiar grounds and be mute instead.
I can no longer give you my heart on a platter
But keep it close to me because I know I matter. 


  1. Wow. Just what I needed to read tonight. Wish I could weave words this way!

    1. Thank you so much for the compliment, Susi! I get a lot of inspiration from photos, and sometimes the images take me to unexpected places. In this case, I chose the topic first and found a pic to go with it, and it seemed to fit well.

      Five more days. I only have enough juice for five more posts! Let's hope I don't go into hibernation after that!