Safe Within

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Safe Within

I see no evil.

I keep my eyes cast down
invisible blinders moderating
every new madness broadcast,
“Watch this, you must see this, don’t miss this!”
Better not to look at all.

I speak no evil.

I have nothing more to say
staying quiet is best
one word always leads to more,
“I want, I need, I think.”
Better not to talk at all.

I hear no evil.

Mental earplugs firmly in place
blind, mute and now deaf
the only way is staying safe within.
“Why don’t you wake up and join the human race?”
I can’t hear you!

© Rebecca Sanchez 2017

Sometimes inner voices are pushed away with the best of intentions.

Written with Imaginary Garden Of Real Toads and Poets United.

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29 thoughts on “Safe Within

  1. Again you make me burst out in laughter with your perfect satire of our position, indecision , lacking wisdom in dilemma.

    “…“Why don’t you wake up and join the human race?
    I can’t hear you!”

    You know that is funny. Like my daughter’s “whatever?”
    This piece covered our insensitivity to what is going on.
    Thanks for the planform 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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