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SILENT BREATHS

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SILENT BREATHS

With windows open my breaths I am counting
While silent seconds are beating in heart's rhyme.
Silence is a deep well, inside its' waters I'm drowning
A chimera's torrent runs me down and to the surface I can't climb.

Silence shouts for those dreams left behind on desert road
Thirsty and desperate they discover an oasis illusion.
Between sights and guilts, I hold those needs ready to explode
Cutting red wires, like a choice arisen from an adulterate collusion.

A compromise is not the sound of a lonely tree being blown by the wind.
Silent nights are carving with stars world's unspoken words upon the ceiling. 
As I lay beside this abyss, like a bottle floating in the waves of the sea
I trust silence to find the truth I seek, the piece of a lost feeling.





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  1. Date: 2/16/2011 5:25:00 PM
    very good poem! k. croft

  1. Date: 12/29/2010 8:38:00 AM
    A few words to let you know I have read your poetry today and enjoyed it Valeria. I hope to read many more of your poems in 2011. Wishing you a New Year filled with good health , love, and amazing inspiration. May your writing endeavors become all that you have wished for. HAPPY NEW YEAR. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/28/2010 7:54:00 PM
    nice job. I agree that silence is somthing to be charished in such a unsilent world.

  1. Date: 12/28/2010 5:13:00 PM
    The last is a gem of the poem, well worded and equally well expressed, valeria