I’m Listening (Biting My Tongue)

I speak too much,
hanging my head in disgust.
My cheeks blush with lust.
My mouth sealed shut.
So that not even the trees could hear me scream
what’s to be of us unfold
as words navigate at will
the manner of tone, I know not
Interest in time stands still.

(© 2022 AC)

(WattpadAmazon Kindle.)

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