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Silence

While sitting in a quiet room My thoughts become so loud The voices stuck inside my head Somehow become a crowd There's no such thing as silence It's something we can't find An empty space is just a myth The noise is in our mind Whenever you think you're all alone A memory is by your side It's something we cannot control No matter how hard we've tried Even when we're fast asleep A dream will share its voice Hidden things our minds must say And still we have no choice Sit for just a minute or two To see if you resist Your mind will betray your quiet time For silence doesn't exist

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 1/1/2017 6:23:00 PM
Larry I like this poem you wrote.You are right about the silence,because when i think I have the silence, a noise always ruins the quiet moment. I need the silence to think,to relax, to sleep. At times my thoughts get in the way, and keeps me awake it ruins my sleep.
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Date: 4/7/2012 11:21:00 PM
Larry, love it.. have yourself a wonderful and Happy Easter, good night~ PD
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Date: 4/7/2012 9:48:00 PM
Wow, Awesome, Larry. What great insight. Thoughts to ponder. Thoroughly enjoyed, my friend. Another masterpiece. Keep em comin. Have a Happy and Blessed Easter. God bless you and yours. Ralphie
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Date: 4/7/2012 7:44:00 PM
I enjoyed this Wonderful poem about silence. You know I agree with the verses Your mind will betray your quiet time for silence doesnt exist. I agree because I can be silence and my mind still be thinking of a thousand things I have done that day. (smile) Great Write!!!!!!
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Date: 4/7/2012 4:42:00 PM
nicely rhymed and well said! i agree that silence is very hard to find.
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