why i'm quiet
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amandahjleelost & looking
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just ranting. sorry

why i'm quiet

by amanda lee

"why are you so quiet?"

well, there are a couple of reasons.

I guess I'm afraid of what other people say.

And I don't like being put on the spot or being the center of attention.

And I don't trust my own thoughts sometimes.

So I won't always feel confident enough to be loud.

But sometimes I will know the answer or what to say.

But instead of saying it, I'll let somebody else do it for me instead. Because I'm lazy or too full of myself to care.

I guess it's also because I don't mind.

I don't mind when other people talk over me. If they have things they want to say, let them say it.

There are also my tired days.

Those are the days that i just don't feel like saying anything in order to preserve some energy to stay awake.

But i can't say that and expect them to understand.

So many times, i will find myself unable to ever answer.

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a year agoReply
It is not being full of yourself that is what truly self absorbed people want you to think. Start hanging around people who respect you for you.

a year agoReply
I feel like you were inside my head, saying things I couldn't quite form into words yet.

a year agoReply
If you are at all like me even if you have something to say and someone else wants to talk over you. You just let it go and don't even bother love this story

a year agoReply
@bernardtwindwil ... That's right Bernard... It takes great courage to put into words what we can't voice... I used to be like this.. It used to tear me up inside... When I had difficulty in saying what I want to someone I need to say it too

a year agoReply
@wethedreamers .. Totally agreed

a year agoReply
Love it.. Silence is sometimes good.. But can be mistaken for shyness;and reserved... But.... I love it because I too am afraid sometimes to say what needs to be be said

brieflyfeltwhats spoken is teenange emotion
a year agoReply
i loved this one :) we have all been there. from those days where you dont have energy to talk to the one where you're afraid of what people say or think :) great poem

emmahernndezBronze CommaI love kind people. INFP.
a year agoReply
In summary, you're an introvert.

wethedreamersGifted WriterAnd we're a million miles away.
a year agoReply
Like reading a reflective journal that I myself wrote. Wonderful.

HousecatBronze CommaA small kitten in a big world
a year agoReply
This was more complex thought than ranting, don't apologize. I 100% relate to this.