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Hiding here inside my closet, I feel safe in the dark knowing on a pile of sheets lies my very psyche; it's only a thought, yet I am unhurt among drawers… so I curl and stare blank, imbibing bits of gentle murmurings that whisper on hangers as they sway with the lint...I strain to listen but prickly voices rush out of reach from the sleeves of a night like a conversation behind closed doors… I hear yet can't quite grasp what my heart wants to say in low dips ; like a tremolo carrying mould of twilight... it chants all sermons of a Sunday church bell speaking in tongues I knew once...long ago. The moon slices the folds around me in black suds washing a laundry of venting desire, only to find myself trapped in pins…I feel a stab, a grating chill: perhaps, I have no language when no one wants to listen.
P D's Contest ' Best Poem of 2014' 1/27/2014

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  1. Date: 9/12/2014 10:45:00 PM
    I love this! Very nice work, I hope to read more in the near future

  1. Date: 8/13/2014 11:23:00 PM
    There are people out there who are listening to you when they read your fine words. I am one of them! Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 8/8/2014 4:19:00 PM
    Excellent cool poem my lovely friend. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 6/17/2014 9:33:00 AM
    Thank you for entering my contest with this amazing poem! I enjoyed reading it. Congratulations on the win.

  1. Date: 6/16/2014 4:59:00 AM
    Firstly nobody can ever resist listening to ur words nette, secondly don't u scare us wid this nice imagery of urs ,,, well penned,,, congrats on win !

  1. Date: 6/15/2014 7:56:00 PM
    Frightening, so awful when those supposedly closest to you hurt you and refuse to listen, I hid a a girl friends house above her garage. BIG HUGS Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/15/2014 7:17:00 PM
    I will always want to listen whether it's prose, poem, or person. I'm blown away with this write Nette and if it's true I just want to hug you until you know you will never be without your voice again !

  1. Date: 6/15/2014 3:46:00 PM
    Very interesting and all wrapped up in the last line. Congratulations Nette. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/15/2014 11:22:00 AM
    The last line rattled the meaning of the poem into me. It's a true poem in my biased book, and likely minority opinion.

  1. Date: 6/15/2014 11:16:00 AM
    What beautiful imagery it Tim

  1. Date: 6/15/2014 1:55:00 AM
    Thanks for sharing your favorite poem, congrats on the well deserved win, nette

  1. Date: 6/14/2014 11:58:00 PM
    sweet win. Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 6/14/2014 10:33:00 PM
    Hi Nette:). Congratulations with your own "Favorite Poem, entered in Carol's XOOL contest... Yeah, we all Win... What a sweet Deal... XOX~ LINDA

  1. Date: 6/14/2014 9:42:00 PM
    great write... trying to hear the inner voices...language no barrier... my fav too. creetings and congrats. Mohan

  1. Date: 6/14/2014 7:56:00 PM
    Love the last line what a great poem, and now a lovely shiny medal to wear with it :)

  1. Date: 2/16/2014 5:13:00 PM
    I'll listen Nette and I just did... Verlena -Dark Sunshine

  1. Date: 2/16/2014 12:29:00 PM
    Pretty cool top poem of the top 100!

  1. Date: 2/13/2014 12:03:00 PM
    Really lovely piece. What use words when ears are absent. That is how I started to feel posting on here. Great poem Kudos. Andy Lyle

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 9:04:00 PM
    Dear nette: Amazing lines, true sense aligns, this closet feel, as self-talk heals! I like this. Leon

  1. Date: 2/1/2014 2:57:00 AM
    Nette this is simply great , what a write! ,,,,exactly my type,,, kudos on your win !!