Listen, it's silent
When your heart lies where footsteps fall
From beneath the elephant, your screams will call
Into a night of black abandon by all
Upon deaf ears the sound of silence stalk
A path no man dares to walk
To the echo of your own voice you talk
Suggestions that will only taunt
Reflections of the past too heavy and daunt
Leaving the dreams of your future to haunt.
A breath of air so ill
The faint makng your heart stand still
This feeling doesn't fade with a pill.
To leave your life in the hands of hope
Feeling like there is no way to cope
I suppose we'll just pray that you can't tie this rope.
Tomorrow being another day
With dread of living it the same way
and nothing to keep the trepidation at bay
In addition to worry of it's own to claim
The brightness of it's dawn being slain
From beneath a mammoth, this burden is mine to blame.
Willow B. Birmingham