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by Joy
Rated: 13+ · Poetry · Drama · #1303853
Noise and denial - for someone I know
You crave noise to stoop
and cheer the icons
within your sight
loiter like specters
in front of you, a sight
inside this world
                   and so near
your nostrils, with
a manner of
injecting disturbance
to a crowd,
egging on violence
                   from the surface
penetrating into humanity.

You crave noise
to hear
drift away
from the truth in
your bottle
wasted so many lives,
the vine, begging
the sun, the earth
the downpour
to shove the grapes
under feet.

You crave noise
to deny
the existence
of your own voice,
with hunger
to be heard.

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