hush now

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hush now

no one wants to hear

keep it to yourself

don’t air our dirty laundry

what would the neighbors think?

hush now

don’t cry

we are all big boys and girls

crying is for babies

or in the dark of night all by yourself

hush now

don’t speak

some truth might just slip out

we wouldn’t want that

now, would we?

~Melanie Thomason

Reblog from 2015

3 Comments

Filed under People/Causes I believe In, Poetry, reblog

3 responses to “hush now

  1. blindzanygirl

    I relate. Well put

  2. I’m sorry too. Wonderful poem.

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