New Poem: “portrait 11 – self-portrait”

assaulted by noise
from all around and within –
seeking peace –
then assaulted by
noisy complaints
about me being quiet –

are you all right? –
what is the matter? –
why don’t you speak? –
just shut up already…

Published By: K-M Skalkenæs

K-M Skalkenæs is a Danish poet, writer and pictorial artist who primarily writes in English. Apart from publishing her own poetry, she also translated poetry from as well the Scandinavian languages as German into English.

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