Speaking in Silence (Poem)

Updated on September 25, 2018
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Kenneth, loves satire and writings to spotlight others, but he also has an "addiction" so to speak, to dramatic and abstract/prose poetry.

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Silent . . .Fading . . .Silence . . .oh, dear silence

In ignorant peace in youthful cries. . .Silence

Lasting . . .loving . . .groping, oh, dear hopeless pain.

Each member of my body cries; My heart barely lives!

Not one, or two, but a small mile . . .oh, Lord, I cry!

Cry, oh, Lord . . .I am beginning to fade . . .

Every drop of rain that hits me, killing me in a darker age.


Silent . . .fading from a past I never knew,

In days of years and tears I just gave you.

Love seemed so senile at our ages of yore

Every day that rises past old, older, and angels new.

Nothing lasts in our past. . .gasping for life.

Today’s heart with teardrops to save. Oh, dear silence.


Writer's summary – is “silence” really muted to the point of not hearing

what it is saying? And so does the other world like us know the same

thing? Read each line with each single letter.

Thank you, Kenneth

© 2018 Kenneth Avery

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      Ken Avery 

      19 months ago

      Hi, John -- as usual, my Sincere Thanks to you for stopping by and reading this piece.

      God bless you and write soon.

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      Ken Avery 

      19 months ago

      Mr. H --- as usual, I see your comment as great materials for a book that you can easily write. I mean it.

      Write soon.

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      Ken Avery 

      19 months ago

      Ann -- you nailed it.Your remark is what I was trying to convey to the readers. I knew that you all uncovered my theme, but you nailed it.

      Write soon.

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      Ken Avery 

      19 months ago

      Karen -- I am humbled by your comment. Thanks.

      You Are Appreciated and write soon.

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      Ken Avery 

      19 months ago

      Hi, Gypsy -- Much Sincere Thanks to You for the support and nice comments.

      May God bless you richly.

      Write soon.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      24 months ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Fantastic and expressive. Sometimes silence can speak louder than words and says so much more.

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      Karen A Szklany 

      24 months ago from New England

      Great acrostic poem - heartfelt, expressive and wise.

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      Ann Carr 

      24 months ago from SW England

      Good poem! Silence can say so much when the visual takes over. Even nothing means something...

      Well done!

      Ann

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      Mr. Happy 

      24 months ago from Toronto, Canada

      Haha! I am so clueless here, it's awesome! I can probably read a text in Japanese and I'd understand just as much.

      I keep trying to read poetry since highschool days. I thought it might grow on me like curry did, slowly and with time but I'm not so sure anymore. When I read poetry my brain twists like I'm reading "Being and Time", by Martin Heidegger.

      I'll give You an example. What does this mean: "Read each line with each single letter"? Haha!!

      Alrighty, You have yourself a fabulous day - cheers! : )

      P.S. And I also didn't get what the "flat bottom" is LOL

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      John Hansen 

      24 months ago from Queensland Australia

      A very good acrostic poem Kenneth. Love your poetry.

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