No Communication

No Communication

Talk, talk, talk, all you did was talk.
Talk, talk, talk, how was I to know
which words were important?

Speak, speak, speak, all you did was speak.
Speak, speak, speak, how was I to know
which words were necessary?

Listen, listen, listen, all I did was listen.
Listen, listen, listen, how were you to know
what I thought, felt, saw while you talked?

Neither of us was able to communicate.
Neither of us was willing to communicate.
All we did was talk, speak, and listen.

It was already too late to learn to speak
or listen or talk to each other rather than
at each other talking, speaking, listening.

So much to say, so little to say we were.
So hard to hear, so hard to speak, and
so hard to listen to each other, it ended.

Now, you had no one to talk to and
you had no one to speak to, and
I had no one to listen when I spoke.

Too late, too late, too late for us.


POETRY 101 REHAB: TALK hosted by Andy Townend

Anyone can take part, anytime you want. Publish your poetry post and add a link to it by clicking on the Poetry 101 Rehab badge below or share your link in a comment. Use the tag Poetry 101 Rehab, so we can find each other in the Reader.

I will act as your host, and I’ll be here for you to reply to your comments, read your poetry, like and comment. While this post is the starting point for the challenge, do visit fellow poets in the link-up and chat to them on their blogs!

This week’s prompt is TALK.

 

A Lily in the Valley- A Story of Abuse and the Revelation of Purpose- Chapter 4: The First Time | begin to believe

This is a reblog of a post that is about a personal story of abuse, Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence from the blog, begin to believe. She has several chapters to her book and this is Chapter 4. This will end my Domestic Violence posting for now. Stay tuned for the next blog to see what I do next. I encourage you to follow/subscribe to my blog as there are going to be some exciting changes coming about. You can register for the blog, the RSS feed and/or the Newsletter sent out monthly. Registering for the blog only sends you an email each time I post a new blog. Thanks for your loyalty. Now, on with this awesome post…

Susan…


 

Source: A Lily in the Valley- A Story of Abuse and the Revelation of Purpose- Chapter 4: The First Time | begin to believe