I Surrender

Written by: Jessica Hanna

If I talk, it’s in vain.
If I don’t, I'm insane.

And I wonder

Say the truth?
Conceal or soothe?

I just ponder

Should I show
The tears that flow?

At the center

Barely locked, barely freed.
Can’t respond, cannot lead

I surrender…


Jessica J. Hanna
November 2006