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Silence

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My silence is born
with me – within me
consoles me
all the time
And I used to love
This silence


but now, a thunderous silence
some unforeseen one
comes from nowhere
and tries to
break through my thoughts
and fills my mind and spirit


this silence speaks with me
in a language
that my heart interprets
but my mind
fails to relate


This silence torments me
day and night
with eyes that speak
I try to move away from it
But it fills my mind
With strange feelings
And with reflections of darkness
It attracts me to it.


with these disturbing thoughts,
I try to steal myself away –
inside myself, I try to take cover
And I cry silent tears
Unable to break away!

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7 comments

Praveen July 22, 2008 - 2:11 am

beautiful 🙂

i guess there are multiple meanings to this… atleast i interpreted it so.

if the silence is a good one, then why fight… embrace it..

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Raji Krishnan July 22, 2008 - 2:33 am

thanks..yeah it has!! can’t believe i have started to write poems with multiple meanings!! embrace.. 🙂

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Praveen July 22, 2008 - 2:36 am

hehehehe…
Welcome to the gang 🙂

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Raji Krishnan July 22, 2008 - 2:37 am

thanks and here i am…

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great November 14, 2008 - 11:44 am

that was wonderful i likes the sense and feeling it gave

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Deborah December 18, 2009 - 4:10 am

Silence is the best art of conversation

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erica morgan maples July 28, 2012 - 6:47 pm

i love this poem it’s so sad and it brings out your true emotion of how you feel and that’s what makes you a good poet

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