Quite Room in My Mind

jake allen sharp

Quite room in my mind

I shut the door and close the blinds

Find something I can hide behind

In the quite room in my mind

At times I feel I must retreat

Stray cat on a crowded street

I flee from those that I meet

At times I must retreat

The silence drowns out the noises

I sense about a thousand voices

So excuse me, I don’t mean to be unkind

Just let me be, in the quite room in my mind

Judging by the look on my face

You may think that I’m lost in space

Adrift and gone without a trace

Judging by the look on my face

If I say I’m overstimulated

You think I’m not acclimated

To standards socially created

If I say I’m overstimulated

The silence drowns out the noises

I sense about a thousand voices

So excuse me, I don’t mean to be…

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