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Poetry

Choked by Silence

Cold, boney hands
around my throat
Squeezing
As I stand
Still, Helpless

My voice retreats
Scared of being
Shattered
Beneath the
nothingness

My words
go unnoticed
They start
to fade away

I forget
how to
Speak
Connect

No longer
able
To
Form words

Silence

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by Casey Downs

Casey Downs is a witchy woman from New England with an eclectic set of skills and interests. An entrepreneur, gardener, herbalist, writer, cosmetologist, tarot reader and philosopher, she spends most of her time out in nature. She handcrafts all-natural, plant-based bath and body products and other goodies and offers intuitive readings, which can be found at www.rosies-apothecary.com. She is currently working on her first book.


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