Your Voice

Do not remove the clapper from the bell

Deborah Barchi
Blue Insights
Published in
Jan 12, 2021
Pixabay image by Pezibear

Your voice is not a sound.
Your voice is you.

It is not air strumming your vocal cords,
slipping through your throat,
pummeling your lips.

Everything you hear or see or feel,
everything you learn and come to know
becomes your voice.



Deborah Barchi
Blue Insights

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.