says the daily prompt
That’s totally impossible!
Cried the girl and stomped
Tell us about it
They repeat again
What am i to say?
her protests go in vain
tell us about a time
you had no words to say
Well that happens a lot!
with my senses do they play
Tell us, tell us, do they call
Tell us about it, tell us all
Fine then I shall, so said her
and unveil here some moments blur
But listen to me with heart brave
Cautions she with a sound grave
I’ll tell you about that time last..
her eyes surveying parts of past
I’ll open to you each hint, imprint..
Her mind throbbing, as she squint
I’ll tell you, I’ll tell you
suddenly she screams
Rubbing her clenched fist
In emotions extreme
I’ll explain to you such happenings
of haunting nights and mornings
I’ll tell you, I’ll tell each and all
shouts she, before she stumbles and falls
Her pattering heart skips fast a beat
thud and thump as she dropped on feet
Whimpering, limping, she strives to stand
a hand advanced, she couldn’t withstand
You never came forward, you never helped out
she looked blankly, eyes filled with doubt
Weren’t you the same to ask her speak?
where are you now as she dies, weak?
Didn’t you ask her to express, to try?
but you’re nowhere close to stop her cry
You’ve gone because you had come to go
It will take time yes, I’ll get this though
just make sure you never ask another to ‘express’
for it’s harder than you know, to speak or confess.
In response to the Daily Prompt: Express Yourself
“Tell us about a time you couldn’t quite get your words or images to express what you wanted to express. What do you think the barrier was? For bonus points, try again.
Photographers, artists, poets: show us EXPRESSION.”