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"Honey, I've been thinking blah, blah, blah....."

by Sandy M. Humphrey

My voice is weak from pouring forth words and phrases yet unheard
Repetitive cycle has given me carpel tunnel of the larynx
I vow to remain silent and rest in a vacuum of question marks
Knowing my resolve will dissipate and fold into frustration
Due to total lack of recognition of my withdrawal from conversation
I am resigned to the task of learning to accept hearing my own voice
Speaking from within for sometimes it seems I am the only one
Other than my Creator who truly gets what I am going on and on and on
(Pardon me if I quote you wonÂ’t you dear) about or maybe it is only
I who truly feels so passionately for this moment, this subject, and you

04/23/2008

Posted on 04/23/2008
Copyright © 2023 Sandy M. Humphrey

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Gregory O'Neill on 04/23/08 at 09:15 PM

Hi Sandy. This poem seems to "pour forth" or out anyways, and I'll bet it felt good to get it on paper. And it makes a definitive statement about the narrator. Well said. Thanks.

Posted by Charles E Minshall on 04/23/08 at 09:20 PM

Good poem Sandy. The second line is a gas....CharMin

Posted by Laurie Blum on 04/23/08 at 09:21 PM

This just made me laugh!! "carpel tunnel of the larynx" Indeed!!! Funny and entertaining.

Posted by Genevieve Sturrock on 04/24/08 at 01:50 AM

ah yes, you have described this frustration very well.

Posted by Charlie Morgan on 04/24/08 at 03:31 PM

...sandy, keep on keeping on!, men! and i'm one, sheeesh, peeps don't listen to others(especially men) and some boat is being missed, and i look back and am ashamed of when i THOUGHT i was listening annnd i wasn't...so blind as those who can but do not see, eh? good write, charlie

Posted by Elizabeth Shaw on 05/08/08 at 04:23 AM

great wit & style. thanks

Posted by Siri Lipscomb on 08/29/08 at 01:12 PM

How creatively done. Venus and Mars do align with the stars once in awhile tho, which makes it all so darn perfect......

Posted by Glenn Currier on 01/04/10 at 04:18 PM

Ah, yes, listening IS one of the greatest acts of love. I am sure I don't always appreciate the love others give me when I go on and on... which I have a bad tendency to do. Thanks, Sandy.

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