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Do not break the silence
Do not make the noise
Do not shatter the emptiness 
With all the things that annoy
Let me be engulfed in silence
Let me be submerged in quiet
Do not ruin my stillness with your incessant riot  
Go away and leave me
In my own quiet space
Let me be alone 
I prefer this quiet place

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  1. Date: 10/29/2013 7:49:00 PM
    hi gabriella I really like this one and it is well penned. I have written the last poem of little johnny foster if you care to read it

  1. Date: 7/24/2013 10:04:00 PM
    I really like this. It is very well written. Silence is golden. Thanks for sharing... and for reading my poem. Lucilla

  1. Date: 7/4/2013 7:04:00 PM
    Silence how novel in this day. Beautiful thought and poem. thank you

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 6:02:00 PM
    You too eh April. Sometimes you just need the peace and quiet and in a busy home thats rare, Excellent write on this subject. Looks like your new to the soup so I'll wish you all the best and welcome. Take care Richard

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 8:18:00 PM
    Your poem is very unique and true.... just sometimes You want to be alone

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 6:56:00 PM
    True, April...nice poem! Thanks for stopping by! Jimbo

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 11:20:00 PM
    It appears you really appreciate your quiet time. I can also relate. Belated Welcome to the soup.

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 10:48:00 PM
    Hit me on a personal level and I all round loved reading this poem. A perfect poem.

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 10:00:00 AM
    Amen. It's a noisy world. Can't escape it anywhere. Congrats on the selection. daver

  1. Date: 6/23/2013 7:13:00 PM
    very good write April...enjoyed...thanks for stopping by...

  1. Date: 6/23/2013 8:04:00 AM
    couldn't agree with you more,,, nicely done ;}

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 10:54:00 PM
    "Do not break the silence Do not make the noise Do not shatter the emptiness With all the things that annoy" Love it.

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 12:01:00 PM
    about your poem: i long for silence, how I love your poem..i wish I could make of shirt with your poem, telling all to leave me alone... yes I am surrounded by peeps 24 hours a day. maybe that is why I have writers block who know.. this world makes me dizzy. I hate the way I never get to feel the stillness.... excellent poem... a perfect 7... LUV~ LINDA

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 11:59:00 AM
    April , "Welcome to the poetry soup. I'm stopping by to invite you on over to my latest contest -- I'm hoping you will consider the enjoyment and challenges we offer on this site. Please consider my contest. You can find the contest page on the top left hand side. I’m looking forward in reading and enjoying your poems in the future. Today I will start by reading all you have posted this far.. Hoping to become a follower and a friend to your poems, and your persona. Thanks @-> LINDA <-@"

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 10:24:00 AM
    I embrace the silence any chance I get. :) This was terrific!

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 8:24:00 PM
    enjoyed your poetry tonight April we all need a place to find our inner sanctum every now and then, well said, xxx