Treasure Island

Juwayriah Wright


Ode To Silence


My Ode to Silence
Is silence itself.
Only words can say
My thanks to noise
My lips part slowly
As if to speak
But I change my mind
And turn away
My eyes sparkle,
I want to talk.
Yet whenever I do
It ends up wrong.
My hands shake
I mean to gesture
But why move
when words dissappear
In the air
Like smoke from an engine,
Poisoning the world?

Submitted: Sunday, April 01, 2012
Edited: Monday, April 02, 2012

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  • Romeo Della Valle (4/1/2012 1:59:00 PM)

    Bravo! A big reservoir filled with beautiful and penning words along with rich imagery! What a great entrance into the Poetry World! WELCOME! This well crafted clearly shows your humble feelings and talent which automatically has become your stepping stone that will lead you one day to the top of the Poetry World! 10+++Thank you for sharing! It is a pleasure to read it! Keep it up! God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! (Report) Reply

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