with mouth nailed shut
her eyes shout
Powerful! The eyes speak for now and beyond, betraying no bitterness ,bearing no grudge, free from fear, rather speaking with a splash of bold bright hope!
Yes, they do! I have had several ideas rolling around in my head since I saw this piece, and this is the one that stuck. With eyes that say so much, who needs a mouth?
Ouch! Susan, so simple yet brutal…
Yes. Trying my hand at some ways to speak for the voiceless. Thought this might be a good way to start.
Great work! A theme and concept I love…
🙂 Always a joy to read, Susan. Not sure if I will be posting today, not feeling too good, but I shall try.
I hope you feel better–take care of you!
Sometimes a couple of words say so much, really good Susan, like the page layout.
Thank you, Doris. Glad you like the new “look” too🙂
Reminds me of a couple of things, one a song, one an image of an actual… but yes, powerful sums it well.
the eyes truly are the window into the soul…. powerful message and love the art
Thanks, Audra–the art actually inspired it–it is a piece I included in an interview with the artist for a local magazine. This guy is AMAZING!
What a great one-two punch your haiku and this photo offer!
I like how you keep writing poetry that tries to magnify the voices of those who are so often silenced. Keep at it!
Thank you, Jeremy. Recently, it has entered my mind that that is perhaps why I have been given this voice (in part). Thanks for the support–very much appreciated.
If that’s your intuition then you’re probably right.
the message is very effective!!
thank you Don!
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