be silent. remain silent. silent night. silent protest. silent no more. silence please. silence as safety. silence as luxury. silence as self-care. silence your despair. practice silence. politics of silence. day of silence. pursuit of silence. radio silence. breaking the silence. try existing. try being. try being seen. try exposure. try interaction. try attention. try scrutiny. try obsession. try celebrity. be available. be magical. be spectacle. be flattered. be product. be consumed. be appropriated. be plagiarized. be fact checked. be threatened. be cool. be ( )visible.
Evelyn N. Alfred is an information professional, poet, social media content curator, and prose reader at Linden Avenue Literary Journal. Her writing can be found at The Offing, Literary Orphans and upcoming in the [SOFT] anthology by MIEL. She lives in Mitchellville with her wife.