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Don't make a sound: How one learns to suppress crying or screaming
Posted by du courage, May 10, 2014. 859 views. ID = 6647

Don't make a sound

Posted by du courage, May 10, 2014. 859 views. ID = 6647
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Last week, at the gym, we did an exercise which required making sound, loudly. I discovered I couldn't, I had suppressed it for too long. But it gave birth to this poem.

Don't make a sound
your brother is ill
you mother sleeps
be silent you will

Don't make a sound
your father's at work
be sure you do nothing
that perhaps might disturb

Don't make a sound
your child is awake
your husband needs silence
his concentration at stake

Don't make a sound
be quiet forever
I've already accomplished
This endeavour

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