Loud

When I talk I yell,
Yet others still can’t hear me
Is it because I’m ugly
Or am I beautiful?

I contract my chest 
And wail with my head
I extend my arms to the length of my kinosphere
No one can hear me

They all see me
But I want them to here me
Does that mean I’m a failure?
Or can I be louder?

I guess I have to scream
I throw my head back
And I jump on the ground
I imagine I’m trying to move the earth

I see someone’s ear perk up
I punch my head
I start to bleed
I feel light-headed

More people’s ears start to listen
I stub my toe
I collapse on the floor
And I shake like I’m having a seizure

I have their attention
The only two people listening
My mom and dad
They’re listening

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