voice

you always beg to hear it
in trained arias
in office concerts
in heartland choirs
when it’s full of discipline.
but when it speaks the truth
you hide and evade
you blame and bewilder
you backtrack and deny.
just once i want it to
mean something to you.
just once
i want to have a voice.

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