The Silent Song Essay

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The Silent Song I listen to myself, and I sing of myself And what I hear you shall hear; Hear my silence, and enjoy my noise.(5 seconds silence) I know more now than I knew then.I was the caterpillar Inching along"¦ alone.The world surrounding me "" Trying to pull me in: (2 seconds silence) The wind whispers into my heart.These whispers are all lies "" So now I know.I listened to those lies; I fell for those lies; The world pulled me in "" And now, and now, I'm spotted.(3 seconds silence) My crawl began to slow.My days became as night And my nights stayed as night.Does the sun not shine on those who do wrong? (2 seconds silence) Finally, my crawl became too much And I gave up.I stopped living; I stopped twirling around branches; I stopped eating the delicious leaves; I just stopped being.(6 seconds silence) The rain began to fall And I knew I couldn't drown myself from water So I began to encase myself.At the time I was sealing my casket "" Ending my struggle "" drowning from thoughts.That was only the beginning, little did I know! (2 seconds silence) I stayed in my shell; Miserably content with my spotted fate.I just wanted to sleep my sorrows away And I did.(3 seconds silence) A short eternity later I awoke.I had the energy to move, But not the heart to do so.I did move "" Out of fear of what else would be whispered about me.Even caterpillars can see the wind when it whispers "" The wind may not know, but the caterpillar sees.(2 seconds silence) These whispers broke my heart.I hated the wind.The anger inside me grew and grew So I stretched out of my shell "" And the wind hushed around me.The thunderous silence hurt my ears.The sky was shinning on my.The trees were growing towards me.The animals were...

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