When I speak,
What do you hear?
You ask for my thoughts
then you ignore my opinions.
You tell me my feelings are important
just not important enough for you to consider.
Do you ask because it is the right thing to do?
I feel as if I waste your time by sharing my voice with you.
I used to think that you intentionally did the opposite
of what I ask just to be spiteful.
Now, I know it’s because you don’t care enough to listen.
I am at the end of my tolerance.
I will bind my words and keep them inside.
You no longer have the right to