Tidal Wave – Written September 2007 (Aged 32)

Tidal Wave

you only shout
to hide your true feelings
to avoid embarrassment
or that awkwardness
that swarms your confidence
like a tidal wave
you only label
to hide your ignorance
to avoid glaring narrow mindedness
or that judgemental point of view
that gives you a roof
or grey and never blue
you only say things
because you have heard them
it’s never really meant
the empathy is always missing
it was last seen
facing the wind and pissing

James Garratt – September 2007

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