Tales of the voiceless part 3

Children should be seen not heard We lost our voices Along with who we were meant to be But they never stopped squeezing Till some made sounds; croaks and cries They thought we’d eventually speak, so they squeezed harder But instead lives were lost And our voices were never to be heard of again StubbornContinue reading “Tales of the voiceless part 3”

Tales of the voiceless part 2

Part 2 Children should be seen not heard They made us mute And when we were finally adults They broke the seal But we had been silent for so long And our voices were long gone Now they squeeze and squeeze Trying to force us to speak To be continued ©Thegreyclover I promise It’s onlyContinue reading “Tales of the voiceless part 2”

“I am the voice of the voiceless”- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Part 1 Children should be seen not heard Those were the words inscribed on our walls And we grew knowing we didn’t have a say We spoke and we were shunned We grew older and spoke and we were shunned Our voices they ignored We tried to make it louder But instead, they sealed ourContinue reading ““I am the voice of the voiceless”- Ella Wheeler Wilcox”