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Shut It Out

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Shut It Out

I put it in
I turn it skyward
The world talks
But I haven't heard
I raise my chin

They all keep talking
I make a move
And they start gawking 

I don't need a reason
But I have a good amount
They think I treason
Too many to count

Let's look ahead
Will they sill wonder
What if I'm dead

I won't shout
You won't talk
I'm marked with silence
The world I block
I just shut it out

*Written on April 7, 2012*

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  1. Date: 4/14/2012 4:52:00 AM
    This is a interesting read!! Getting to know you through your work.

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 8:19:00 AM
    Well done Lily, good poem! - Hope you had a nice Easter. - oxox love Anne-Lise