Just…Hush

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Hush. You haven’t said a useful word, and yet —
Cacophonous silence drowns coherent thought,
Sucks oxygen and sunlight from the room.
So hush now! Thanks to you — our nails,
Our lungs, our lips are turning blue.

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Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri

Writer and Kid-at-Heart, often found at https://jahangiri.us. Subscribe to my (free!) Newsletter: https://hollyjahangiri.substack.com