Hidden In Silence

As a child
I was told that big boys
Don’t Cry

As a man
I’m expected to suck
It up

Carry on
With a smile pasted on
My face

Can’t let
The world see my
Tears fall

Even though
The pain is shattering
My heart

Only to be accused
Of being emotionally unavailable
Whenever I’m quiet

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