A Voice Like Lava Flowed

by braveandrecklessblog

Once I whispered my truths

to the unfeeling dawn


my words began to build up

choke me

overtake me

and in the stifling silence

I discovered a voice within myself

hot with rage


deep in my soul

my gut

simmering and bubbling

that erupted unexpectedly like a volcano

cleared away the debris in my throat


I didn’t mean to shout my truths


But now that I have the dawn’s attention

I am reluctant to let it go

it does not feel

like time to go back to sleep


© 2017 Christine Elizabeth Ray – All rights Reserved

6 Comments to “A Voice Like Lava Flowed”

  1. Reblogged this on The Militant Negro™.

  2. I like the structure of this piece. It keeps the eyes moving down the page at a steady pace.

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