Unspoken Word Performance

Up by the open microphone
Silenced gets its chance to speak
and reads its poem "Censorship."

The theater hums
with what's unsaid

words unread

as emptiness
fills every head.

Unspoken Word Performance © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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30 words (prompt limit).  Silence brevity challenge prompt - link: https://allpoetry.com/contest/2769213-Contest--30-words-or-less--8-Poets-only
Submitted: January 4, 2021

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