Raspy Voice

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 22:48 -- KMillan


United States
36° 10' 10.956" N, 115° 7' 25.302" W

Intimidated by the overgrowing sounds
My mouth smothered by a trembling fear
My voice lost in the jungle of words
A feeling of regret blooming in my throat

The urge to speak against cruelty
Yet my voice is raspy and not audible to hear
Courage swelling in my heart
Throat cleared and sweaty palms

My voice is loud and dignified
For all to hear throughout the world
Knowing I am my own weakness
In my raspy voice, I am my own voice
For all to hear and listen to my raspy voice

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