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Caged Silence

Caged Silence

A whispered voice
on a gentle breeze
hushed by the ripple
of rustling leaves,
goes unheard.

The silent spinning
of a mournful tale
inked on a page
soon grows pale,
goes unread.

Desires of hearts
straining the seams
stay tucked away
to cavort in dreams,
go unspoken.

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  1. Date: 6/4/2015 2:43:00 AM
    This is very nice :) I shall have to read more of yours .

  1. Date: 10/27/2014 7:17:00 PM
    What a masterpiece Debra. Your skilled pen and great reflection of thoughts make this piece so's exquisite! You are so so talented!

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 7:25:00 PM
    Debra, congratulations with your poem on Andrea's, favorite list. always~ Linda

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 11:15:00 PM
    WOW" reminds me of Robert Frost,,,,,, very nice DEB,,,, have a blessed day ;}

  1. Date: 7/19/2012 8:33:00 PM
    Wow this is awesome and heart felt writing, far from your typical love poem. You have a great talent! It was a pleasure to read.

  1. Date: 7/9/2012 2:52:00 PM
    A shared romance of silent vision. Two souls slow dance inside a prison. Beyond the light that grows the heart. A tale untold keeps them apart. Love your poem Debra. I like these types of poems by you. Your really hitting the nail on the head. Be strong my friend. :)

  1. Date: 7/8/2012 11:49:00 AM
    Debra, I have to say, this is awesome. a FAVE.

  1. Date: 7/8/2012 11:40:00 AM
    a great poem, thought provoking. thank you

  1. Date: 7/8/2012 9:39:00 AM
    Debra, this is a beauty.. I especially love the title you gave this gem. Hope you are enjoying your weekend ;) love Wilma

  1. Date: 7/8/2012 7:07:00 AM
    Agree with Tanya,straight into the fav list it goes:-) I love writes like this,written from the heart and brought to paper with a beautiful pen.Nice to see new writes from you also:-) Hugs,Arild

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 5:08:00 PM
    I really like this, Debra! Wonderful work. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 12:39:00 PM
    A wonderful write. This is going in my favs! *smiles* Tanya

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 12:16:00 PM
    This is such a beautiful poem it!

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 9:43:00 AM
    Excellent title, Debra. Loved the creative form also. hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 9:42:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading this very creative and expressive work this morn..Sara