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… the smallest of sounds isn’t
the meek calling of a mouse
portraying Nicholas Cage in an
action adventure epic, to
pillage and plunder traps for cheddar

… nor is the quietest sound
the sigh of a heart, ripped
apart when reading a heartbreaking
mind-crushing letter

… neither is it the flutter of
a Monarch’s wings on the breeze
on the final day of its life

… it’s none of these things.

but the sting of a tear,
which never came out of the caves
of one’s eyes, on guard from
uncontrollable fears that bring
even the strongest to their knees

written by Tiny Fawns for daily prompt: sound

6 Comments Post a comment
  1. This is so true…and so beautifully written. The sound of a tear really is the tiniest sound.

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    February 17, 2017
  2. As if something is being taken away my friend.

    There is power in your words @brianadawn

    Liked by 1 person

    February 17, 2017
  3. Love the rhyming scheme here!

    Liked by 1 person

    February 18, 2017
  4. Wow! Thank you for including my poetry as a recommendation. ✨🙏


    March 16, 2017

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