Silent Hurt

We each dress our wounds

in secret,

winding round them

tight bandages of silence;

lest they allow to seep

drops of hurt

that appear as grief;

perhaps infecting those who come

too near.

Do we do disservice

to those whose hands bear only soothing balm?

4 thoughts on “Silent Hurt

  1. Sarah May says:

    It is also sometimes surprising when we do venture to share our hurt or grief with another soul, to discover they too have a similar hurt they were also keeping silent. Sharing can bless and lift both at once. ❤

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