When Yelling Eyes Go Unheard: A Short Poem

When Yelling Eyes Go Unheard: A Short Poem

When Yelling Eyes Go Unheard.

When Yelling Eyes Go Unheard|| Viano Dee

His eyes yelled for help
but he got nothing more
than nice smiles and compliments—
because no one ever heard.

Now, the live coal has gone
No one will ever know
why he chose to douse it
by landing on the oceans floor.

Written and Performed by Viano Dee
Instrumental: After Thoughts by Density and Time (Royalty Free beat).

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About When Yelling Eyes Go Unheard.

The poem is dark one which is a reflection of our society. We are too busy with social media and our day to day lives to notice when things go wrong.

Some people are struggling to stay alive but they never speak. Many people are depressed yet pretend to be okay but no matter how they try to cover it up, eyes don’t lie.

Someone said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. Sometimes, all it takes is a look into someone’s eyes to understand the pain and reach out.

That’s what the poem is about. It’s about someone trying to communicate but no one understands. He puts an end to his misery by drowning.

When yelling eyes go unheard, most times, suicide is what comes next.

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Viano Dee

Non-niche blogger. Poet. Songwriter. A hardcore romantic. Her write-ups could take any form: poetry, articles, and even songs in ways that'll inspire you, resonate with you, or tell a story while keeping you both informed and entertained.

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Words of wisdom. Keep it up


you are such a wonderful writer…with this i can figure out many around me that needs help.


You are an amazing writer! I also loved that you had the option to listen to it as well not just read! 

Mama Writes Reviews

Very well done. The added bonus of the audio was a nice surprise! 

Tochukwu Precious Eze

This is so beautiful. I love hearing the poem along with reading it.

Streamed TV Fan

I like how you compare the eyes with live coal and later being doused. A great image.

Blair Villanueva

Beautiful piece and very emotional. Keep up on writing more original poems!

Tochukwu Precious Eze

Very symbolic piece. Love that you are addressing such a huge issue of depression and suicide.

Krizzia Scollon

This is so beautiful. so heartwhelming, i felt every word. 

Yomi Spontaneous

Wow that is dark, deep, symbolic and little scary to be honest, but I think all good poetry is, and should be. 


Definitely need change in our society! We need to be more aware & have concern for others above ourselves

Di MadWriter

Wow so profound and a bit scary I must say but true. We all need to slow down and REALLY see those around us.

Monidipa Dutta

I love reading poems and this poem is very real beacuse we are so busy in our daily lives that often these screams for help go unheard.

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