CocoonOh Silent Heart, You cry without a sound
Your arms they reach, but do not lift an inch
Face you show yourself, but only shaded
You smile, but only when no one can see
Ghost you flit upon the winter wind
Behold the vastness, yet you cannot speak
Soul of one, but you are split in twain
One of light the other one of sorrow
With which of these two will you choose to travel
And will you run in sunlit open field
Or stay curled up, elusive in the tunnel

Oh silent heart be not afraid to speak
Be not afraid to shout into the sky
Oh arms reach up, reach up and touch the heavens
Oh face smile, open, honest in the light
Oh ghost be calm and write all that you see
Oh soul of light, take hold of shattered shell
Set your bare feet upon the field and dance

Oh boy of shattered silence laugh again
Let not the tears drop from within thine eyes
Let loose the wings of childhood, joy on high
Remember all those days of golden light
For if the caterpillar that you were
Could run with an unbridled zest and drive
Then let not the bright butterfly you are
Be put to shame by words untrue, once spoken
For you were not made to be silent long
Wriggle free and let your love shine out


William is script writer and co creator of the web-based graphic novel, Dragon's Fall. He currently lives in Tieton, WA with his family and spends his time either gaming, writing, or job hunting.

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"If someone possesses humility they are able to accept good from the Lord, since in that case they have been parted from self-love and the evils which stand in the way of accepting it."

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