July 13, 2017

Shutting out the clutter

Silencing the sounds

That reverberate all around

Barely an echo to be heard

But for the whispers that

Live within her soul

Cocooning herself

She dons a mask

Her true self hidden

From the outside world

Save for so very, very few

Embracing the stillness and quiet

Mask firmly in place

She goes about her days

With a purpose in her steps

And peace within her being


Barbara M© July 2017