The Soundtrack Of My Life

by Kitty Cat Lady   Sep 5, 2017


How I envied you all
With your senses intact
How I often wished so hard
That I could get mine back

But not since that accident
Have I really been whole
How I regretted that day
The one that fate stole

The ringing in my ears
Fanfare a sense's death
The awful realisation
That I'd spend my life deaf

Never to hear running water
Or the call of the birds
This silence now shrouds me
Quiet is my world

The grief for the music
That exists only in my mind
The voices of loved ones
Shouting, thinking they're kind

But do you know what?
I lost less than I gained
For now I watch carefully
And I notice your pain

For bodies they speak
So much louder than words
It's the things that you do
That's what longs to be heard

Every nuance of your expression
And how you gesticulate
Says so much more than voices can
When you communicate

So don't be feeling sorry
Don't worry that I have strife
That familiar ring accompanies me still
It's the soundtrack of my life.

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  • 1 week ago

    by PnQ Mod Account

    Beautiful!! Congratulations on your win. Very well deserved. - Jane

    • 1 week ago

      by Kitty Cat Lady

      Thanks so much Jane, I really appreciate that :-)
      =^.^=

  • 1 week ago

    by mossgirl19

    Congratulations on your win, Kitty! Yey!

    • 1 week ago

      by Kitty Cat Lady

      Thanks so much Mel ... and for your nomination ... yay! :-) xx
      =^.^=

  • 1 week ago

    by Brenda

    Congratulations on your front page write! This was one of those writes which showed the world that no matter what we can overcome a tragedy and continue to live.

  • 1 week ago

    by Lucifer

    Congratulations!
    Kit Kat

    So hearing running water and the call of the birds now?

    • 1 week ago

      by Kitty Cat Lady

      Thanks Lucifer! Hahaha ... I'm a very happy Kitty :-) x
      =^.^=

  • 1 week ago

    by Michael

    Miss Kitty K

    Well done on a very well deserved winning piece

    Much love

    Michael :)

    • 1 week ago

      by Kitty Cat Lady

      Thanks so much Michael, I'm proper chuffed! :-) x
      =^.^=

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