The Silence Treatment

Take a cloth to my forehead

Let’s call it stillness

Lift a cup to mouth

Drink the broth of quietude

Little black imps

jump in my mind

So I give myself

The silence treatment

This world is full of suffering

No need to cause myself anymore

Love and care involves just

Stopping

And being still.


Like my poems? Check out my novel A Vagrant At The House Of Love here.

Show your support

Clapping shows how much you appreciated John Horan’s story.