Poetry Tuesday – Let Down

I have no smile

To offer the world.

Turn me upside-down

So the blood rushes

To my head.

Then you see my smile.

I will close my ears.

Since I’m already blind,

Why not be deaf?

If I turn away,

Maybe the pain will go.

If I lay down my pen,

My voice will be silenced.

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Author: Cynthia "Cyndi" Hilston

Cynthia Hilston is a thirty-something-year-old stay at home mom of three young kids, happily married. Writing has always been like another child to her. After twenty years of waltzing in the world of fan fiction, she finally stepped away to do her debut dance with original works of fiction. In her spare time – what spare time? – she devours books, watches Doctor Who and Game of Thrones, pets her orange kitty, looks at the stars, and dreams of what other stories she wishes to tell.  

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