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Denial, Death, The Truth

By ellebell1919, Salt Lake City, UT

I turn up the music to drown out my mind
Steven Tyler screaming through my car speakers

My body shakes with the intensity of the sound
My mind shakes with the intensity of my thoughts

That voice in my head saying things I refuse to hear
Not today, not ever, I’m not ready

SING WITH ME SING FOR THE YEAR SING FOR MY LAUGHTER SING FOR MY TEAR
I’m singing with him
Singing for the good days while the raindrops leak from my eyes and fall down my face
Singing for the days when nothing could touch me

When everyone I loved was healthy and strong
When death was a concept I read about in books but only an abstract demon as real as a dream

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