Words on words

These voices in my head often mock me.

Sometimes they whisper sweet nothings.

Sometimes they become a torrent.

Mesmerising and overwhelming.

Sometimes they are downright stubborn

And won’t repeat a gem I’ve found awe-inspiring.

And sometimes they are loudest when

I have no way of recording what they’re saying.

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