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Aufie Zophy

(18 October 1964)

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Silence


Contemplation, searching for my soul
Silence encompassing all
Alone but not in solitude
Silence giving fortitude

My ego-thoughts trying to prop up
Silence makes them stop
Soul is what I’m searching for
Silence, silence I adore

Connecting to my soul
Silence winning after all
Thoughts connect with high above
Silence fills my soul with love

Conscience conquering my mind
Silence makes it look so kind
Soul and conscience hand in hand
Silent wish to never end

Grateful heart joins in
Silence makes it all akin
Thanking God for this silent contemplation
Thanks for silence, thanks again

Submitted: Friday, July 16, 2010
Edited: Saturday, May 11, 2013

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  • Amitava Sur (4/20/2014 2:23:00 AM)

    Silence is the most important component of the life, through silence only we can make and take our future steps.... Thank you for sharing the ideas (Report) Reply

  • Roseann Shawiak (1/26/2014 5:05:00 AM)

    Very beautiful poem, your words touch silence like no others.
    Writing in the complete silence of contemplation my being becomes aware
    of it's stillness and peace. My soul is quiet and listening to my heart and
    mind with serenity. Also, I write in the silence of music. Thank you for
    sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Ken E Hall (12/1/2013 6:10:00 AM)

    Silence the sooting of the mind and soul your convey it is in Gods blessing which we are all thankful for...deep wonderful poem...regards (Report) Reply

  • Elena Sandu (11/11/2012 8:19:00 AM)

    Yes, silence is the door to enter connection to one's soul. Great write I love each word for I believe it true. Thank you! (Report) Reply

  • Walterrean Salley (5/29/2012 9:13:00 PM)

    Silence is beautiful, and golden indeed. I love, embrace, and appreciate the silent times in my life. Good poem 10 (Report) Reply

  • Elena Sandu (2/16/2012 2:18:00 AM)

    Alone but not in solitude
    Silence giving fortitude!
    Yes, quite true! ! Thank you for sharing your wonderful poems! (Report) Reply

  • Sara Fielder (1/27/2012 8:39:00 AM)

    Hans, this poem really speaks to me. I feel that we write our best when we are still and one with God. It's only then we able to express the things our divine nature wants to say.10+ (Report) Reply

  • Raeanne Furfaro (8/12/2011 4:08:00 AM)

    This is a wonderful poem and really makes you think about how often do you get silence to think and to reflect? I felt the bliss of silence in this poem. Very well done. Brava! (Report) Reply

  • Fahad Alabry (7/15/2011 11:54:00 AM)

    I really like your view on silence, you have truly shown how ppl could benefit from it if they have the same view...and I would like to add that its rare to find someone who could be so creative thinking style, (Report) Reply

  • Romeo Della Valle (6/29/2011 8:16:00 AM)

    With a unique style you were able to portray your inner-thoughts to the world and it is very impressive! Thank for sharing and keep it up! 10+++ Love and Peace for always! ... (Report) Reply

  • Patti Masterman (6/24/2011 10:50:00 AM)

    This has an unusual rhythm and coupled with the theme is quite original.
    I enjoyed reading this. The length was impressive also; that you were able
    to continue the style so well for that length of time (but that was good; it is
    not too long, it is just right) . (Report) Reply

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