Not a Sound

List it out
Write it down
Take a swing!
Hit the ground!
(not so loud…)
(go softly now…)
My knees are weak
My love is proud
But trust me
Not to make a sound
Trust me
I won’t make a sound
The day you leave
(no, not a sound)

– Written on September 27, 2012
as my relationship began to unravel