My throat is burning

Trying to stop myself 

From crying out loud

Swallowing my sobs

Before they can escape my lips

To disturb any other

But I can not stop the tears

That fall freely from my eyes

I wipe my cheeks

In tear-filled silence

Not willing to give voice

To my sadness

Words: ©2020LCR

Song: Ghostly Kisses - Lydian