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I Feel The Silent Cry

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I Feel The Silent Cry

Written by
Paula Swanson  7/31/2011

A hand held out in supplicance, ignored, wanting nothing more, than to feed a child. The dry cough of an ancient river bed, where once a great river ran wild. The last leaf to fall from a tree, when from mankind, denied a drink. The slow motion action, before a wreck. Those seconds, when your heart sinks. The times when nothing that they say, changes how you act or what you do. The fall from grace, you try to hide. From those who look up to you. The words that flow from your pen, that your tongue cannot vocalize. Dreaded mortality, that is ever present, reveals a clarity you humanize.
**Note: The shape of the poem, represents the vessel that holds mankind's tears For the contest: Sounds Of A Cry.... Sponsored by Michael J. Falotico Placement: 4th

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  1. Date: 8/4/2011 10:13:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Michael's "Sound Of A Cry" contest Paula. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/4/2011 9:47:00 AM
    Well done Paula and congrats blessings Paul

  1. Date: 8/4/2011 3:50:00 AM
    hey Paula, congrats on your win, David

  1. Date: 8/4/2011 12:48:00 AM
    Nicely written Paula. Congratulations on your win

  1. Date: 8/3/2011 6:45:00 PM
    Nicely done Paula. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/3/2011 6:10:00 PM
    Congrats Paula on your excellent win with these lovely words as always my friend..touching..luv..

  1. Date: 7/31/2011 9:21:00 PM
    cool shape. many beautiful phrases and deep thoughts in this one. good luck in the contest!

  1. Date: 7/31/2011 6:49:00 PM
    excellent thoughts~~~~ a winner~~~*-*junjun~~~smile for this great art of yours~~~*-*

  1. Date: 7/31/2011 5:33:00 PM
    a double dipper of a poem and more, Paula. Good luck in the contest . should do well

  1. Date: 7/31/2011 5:30:00 PM
    excellent write, great poetry i like a lot

  1. Date: 7/31/2011 5:21:00 PM
    Beautiful imaganitive write...God bless...old Jack....good luck on contest