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Everyone is born with a voice.
Some escape through the mouth with ease
Without a need for serpentine and struggle.
Others have voices shoved back to the heart
By either a road block at the mouth
Or a collision by adversity.
Everyone struggles to speak,
But the alternative ways are universal.
When you put your heart on a paper,
No matter the source,
The story can pull eyes to the the lead-marked bark.
You don't always see the who,
But the what can be found and felt.
What are the experiences?
What goes through the mind?
What are the dreams?
What are the messages?
When can our differences be uncurtained?
When the stars in the readers' eyes align,
Who we are can be hinted or told
Within our pages of words
And they'd already have an impression of our work
Before they can judge a book's cover with bigotry
And invite more desired stories to be spread like jam.