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The silence which yearns to speak

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The silence which yearns to speak


The moonlit sea hides within the scent of waves which waft and lilt on shores of dreams Evanescent thoughts of effervescent moments linger oncemore through nights where heart was young ,emotions deep and lips unsealed. Alone I sit close to a rock which bears no colour as softened ripples caress my memory and silver stars outline the black of empty skies The cold damp mist covers my eyelid as the wind blows within my soul the same old soul which knows each sound each every rustle of shriveled leaves brown whitering leaves which leap and creep in prolonged darkness. Somewhere so far my breath still mingles in open fields beneath a sun which warms the skin of evergreen amongst white orchids which fill the air somewhere so far somewhere out there. Somewhere so far the worn out chords of a guitar still play their tunes and broken footprints still mark the path of my bare shoulders within your arms as broken voices whisper no words as early snowfall freezes the years.
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  1. Date: 9/12/2013 11:29:00 AM

    WOW SO VERY BEAUTIFUL

  1. Date: 5/29/2013 2:06:00 PM

    like an ancient sensitive soul,remarkable are the colorful transitions viewed from an inspiring perception...thought i would 'pop' in and visit some of my souper friends such as you and am glad to have read this piece C.C. :)

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 8:49:00 AM

    Beautiful verse I missed you flower. - Ed

  1. Date: 12/6/2012 11:43:00 PM

    Amazingly written Charmaine! I like how you've described the scenery bit by bit such that the images parallel emotions. Very nice!

  1. Date: 12/1/2012 8:14:00 AM

    Reading Ruben's comments below, I can't help but agree with him, dear Charma-- your poetry has this beautiful unique quality about it, that has such tangible imagery... I hope all is well with you and the sweet little one... thanks for passing by... hugs to you!

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 3:52:00 PM

    this is really beautiful...

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 6:25:00 AM

    Hello, Charmaine! So nice to seeeeee youuuuu posting! : ) Noboby writes this kind of poems; your style is unique, and I miss it. "Somewhere so far the worn out chords/ of a guitar still play their tunes /and broken footprints still mark the path/ of my bare shoulders within your arms" A big hug. ; )

    O. Avatar Ruben O. Date: 11/27/2012 11:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I love the tittle!
    O. Avatar Ruben O. Date: 11/27/2012 6:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ...a Fav! : )
  1. Date: 11/27/2012 2:13:00 AM

    A beautiful journey, Charmaine. - Like your poem very well. - Have a nice day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/24/2012 12:42:00 PM

    Charming Charmaine, "somewhere so far somewhere out there" in Madagascar, perhaps, "white orchids which fill the air" are listening to your "guitar with worn out chords" and waiying for the silence to speak out the beauty of your soul and its poetry... And the nickname of your poet friend from Madagascar is Hanitra...:) Light and Love!

  1. Date: 11/23/2012 2:36:00 PM

    Delightful and dreamy poem from you Charmaine.Its wonderful to read your work again my friend:) Have a splendid weekend! Hugs~Arild

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 1:40:00 PM

    oh my, this is a tender write so stunning in its poignant touches and images... just lovely, lovey charmaine!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 9:05:00 AM

    Utterly beautiful, just like you, dear friend. It's thanksgiving here, and I'm thankful to know poets who are also my friends such as you!!

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 8:58:00 AM

    An amazing poem from you Charma!Love this.

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 4:56:00 PM

    So glad you're writing again fav lines [brown whitering leaves which leap and creep/ in prolonged darkness] keep writing for us all we love it! Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 11:19:00 AM

    Beautiful, imaginative description... very nice... Terry (& thanks for your kind words)

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 3:08:00 AM

    Charma, this is one dreamy ride from start to end, I love it...David