Poem: “Unknown battle”

My written words are in

an unknown battle

with your unspoken thoughts

and since neither are audible

or discernible to the other

or to us

the fight will silently rage

into the darkness

until we are deafened

by the peace

that could have been

if you liked this please check out my book of poetry and short fiction, “Songs you can’t dance to” – available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  Thanks!

copyright 2012 Steven Harz

Published by Steven Harz

Steven Harz was the 2013 winner of the international People's Poetry Contest and is a three-time winner of The Iron Writer Challenge. Steve still writes poetry, but now it rhymes and is put to music - either acoustic with a Martin or electric with a Gretsch. Songwriting influences are: John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, Blze Foley, Jessi Alexander, Tyler Childers, Lori McKenna, Gabe Lee, Luz, Cleto Cordero, Jason Isbell, and of course, Willie and Dolly! Music is available on all streaming platforms - please check it out!

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