Screams





Actions scream louder than words.
Covering my ears, trying to block
the piercing sounds of your actions.
Silence can scream, thundering,
drowning out actions and words.
I scream but you don’t hear me.

@ donetta sifford 11-24-2013
Written for: Trifecta

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15 responses

  1. Thank you so much for stopping by!!

  2. This is fantastic Donetta! Love your word choice and I love the way you used it. 🙂

  3. What a difference a verb makes! Actions so often do scream.

  4. Ah, thank you so much! Glad you stopped in.

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  6. Thank you. I was worried because that's the only word I could think of at the time. 🙂

  7. Thanks for stopping by. Silence can be horrible, almost like indifference.

  8. Thank you! Sometimes it seems they are screaming right in our ears and we block them out. Or I do. lol

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  10. Wow, very powerful. Nice job.

  11. Effective placing of 'scream'. Good one.

  12. Love your word play in this. And silence can be the deadliest. Well done.

  13. I like your twist on the old saying of actions 'speaking' louder than words. Sometimes, they do scream.

  14. Wow-terrific take on the prompt Donetta:-)

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