Silence is the Enemy
The tick and tock of the clock The fan’s blades swirling or the aircon swinging I hold on to the boy moaning and close my eyes I hear emptiness and light-headedness.
The pitchy voices of the girls behind me The plopping sound of the drop of sweat on a scorchingly hot afternoon the honking of impatient horns on the road And yet all i hear is Silence.
I wear the earphones and refuse to take it off The Silence is overwhelming I have to keep listening There is no escape from the innevitable feeling that Silence fills my head with.
For Music is a song of love and joy Music is the sound of a beating heart. And the Silence that surrounds me is as noisy as The emptiness of a party club The clanking of beer bottles and margarita glasses the laughter of people watching.
I raise my white flag to the enemy. Capture me and swallow me whole. I want all or nothing. This game i’m playing has left me deaf. For I am not a player.
I listen The song of my heart goes out to you Strike a tune and my heartbeat will dance with you.