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The silent cry

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Below is the poem entitled The silent cry which was written by poet Laura Mckenzie. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The silent cry

So the time has come
The silent letter with loud words has arrived
Hurting my pride making me cry a river
The morning chirping of the summer birds -
It’s as though they have stopped, my heart has dropped
I’ve lost the fight, I’ve lost my pride
Rushes of sadness anchor me down for the long ride
So slow and yet so fast and so completely out of control-
Where to go what to do?
Now I have to pack my life, into a box
Take what I can and let the rest standing-
Standing carelessly somewhere in the open air where people will stop and glace
The abandoned mess filled with blood red madness and the purple dress
A lifetime of memories hidden in these walls -
The childhood scrolls across the walls in crayons of blue and pink
And here I stand my arms held over the sink -
Gosh I can’t even think
“What will I tell my kids when they arrive home from school?”
“Oh God this is so cruel”
So ok I must be strong pull it together and just move on -
The single mothers fighting song
Maybe I can call my friend to help move us out 
Or maybe I should just silently shout! 
(Written for the Home Foreclosure contest!) 

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  1. Date: 8/1/2013 12:41:00 AM
    Many congratulations Laura xx

  1. Date: 7/31/2013 3:52:00 PM
    Thank You for entering my contest

  1. Date: 7/31/2013 7:54:00 AM
    So moving, congratulations!

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 8:12:00 PM
    Congratulations Laura on your winning poetry, it's a sad dilemma you penned it right xxx

    Mckenzie Avatar Laura Mckenzie
    Date: 7/30/2013 8:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you !
  1. Date: 7/24/2013 1:03:00 AM
    Hello Laura..So happy to welcome you back sweetie..Id hope you d stay..This poem made me cry silently deep inside..big hug.A very emotive poem..May the sun shine soon.

    Mckenzie Avatar Laura Mckenzie
    Date: 7/28/2013 9:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Charmaine glad to see you to !
  1. Date: 7/23/2013 10:28:00 PM
    Laura, good luck in the contest.. happy you dropped by my poem.. cheers.. xox~ LINDA

    Mckenzie Avatar Laura Mckenzie
    Date: 7/28/2013 9:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks !
  1. Date: 7/23/2013 2:36:00 PM
    Loads of emotional tones here. Yet, there was a ton of strength embedded in these lines. Spot on with this piece!

    Mckenzie Avatar Laura Mckenzie
    Date: 7/23/2013 7:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Drake!