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Best Silence Poems

Below are the all-time best Silence poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of silence poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Silence personified
I am nature,
soul of a mountain,
buried under a billion snowflakes.

I float like butterflies,
from petal to petal.
As cinereal clouds clear,
under a glistening sunrise,
I illuminate like a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, metaphor, silence,
Form: Personification



Premium Member There Was Silence - POTW



among green foliage and slender twigs, perched a graceful mellifluous Nightingale.
Chickadees, Robins, Orioles stopped their synchronised cadence of rhythmic tweets, in anticipation..
a tranquil silence fell...

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Categories: beautiful, bird, silence, song,
Form: Free verse
Silence
I sit in silence in a dim lit mood,
while into the darkness I cast my stare.
The rain tapping on my window intrudes,
upon such a night...

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Categories: memory, silence,
Form: Sonnet
Along With Your Silence I Stroll
Walk through this world with me
feed and awaken my soul
share all my dreams with me
along with your silence I stroll.

Reach down deep into a loving...

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Categories: silence, art, blessing, emotions, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Silence in you
Is there a way you can show me your silence?
This world is deafening to me 
Can I find the words that I'm seeking..

Dream of a...

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Categories: silence, dedication, friend, peace, senses,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member As I held my silence
In view of my mirror
Lately you appear
Smiling at me
While I'm twirling my hair
But you aren't really there
In my dreamy rear view

As I find fulfillment
In everything...

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Categories: silence, friendship, friendship love, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SILENCE IS BROKEN
I stand at the front of the exam hall, which is in total silence.
Grey desks stretch out in neat rows   - 
they remind...

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Categories: high school, humorous, silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SOUND OF SILENCE
Do you know why silence is so loud?
Have you ever heard a sound so loud
As silence?

I speak the words my mouth can’t say
With more than...

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Categories: abuse, identity, silence, solitude,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member GOODBYE
(NOTHING MORE TO SAY)

I've seen the way you look at me
I've seen the way you look at them
Without wanting to admit, you hate everything I...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: silence, break up, conflict, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Charm like harp strings - 128 words
Your mind's in knots,
as stress plagues thoughts.
On hope you cling,
to bloom like Spring.

Its fine my dear,
nerves can cause fear.
Don't be so scared,
gifts must be shared.

Your...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: muse, music, silence, song,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Happy Solitude, COLLABORATION WITH POET DESTROYER A
(This theme coincidentally matched up with another contest I recently
entered, so I revised my sonnet and then PD graciously extended this
idea of a day of...

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Categories: nature, silence,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Some hearts are meant to say goodbye
A lover 
dies a millions times,
cursing the silence 
of his tongue.

A poet 
bleeds a million times,
until his heart has expressed
what matters the most.

When there is...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member night snow
night snow
  moccasin silent 
drifts downward
  landing without feet...
smiles in the sunlight
  ~ morning curtains peek...

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Categories: night, silence, snow,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Princess of the petals
Beyond her veil;

eyes induced by secretive stars
became drawn to a path illuminated by 
flickering, shimmering pale moonlight.
Each spirited step led to the 
revelation of her...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, deep, silence,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad


Criminals
dance with slum lords
they shed fake tears
victims they shout
from Ivory towers

Mock and attack
they of dark cloth and deceit
possesses no real God
they whoreship only their...

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Categories: silence, abuse, art, bullying, kindergarten,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Black Cockatoo






"Black Cockatoo"



I was white
as pure snow cotton
thread through the eye of God's needle

Black 
he was, 
not Egyptian, more ancient 

he walked 
in the Dreamtime 
with...

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Categories: romance, sensual, silence,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Silent Sanctuary
This global pandemic causes confusion from social isolation.
In a virtual world without human touch - there will be irritation.

When burdens of life, echo like chunks...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: peace, senses, silence,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Music in the Rain
There is silence in turmoil… joy in the midst of pain
Sweetness in the bitter… music in the rain

There is light in darkness… illuminated faith shines
Hues...

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Categories: inspiration, rain, silence,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member ANYTHING GOES ON A SUNDAY

As I claim my own parcel of solitude
from yesterday's banging boom,
I see heaven expanding through you
in me: fireflies  glow  rare as Sunday’s bliss,
never...

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Categories: day, peace, silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silent Faith
Silent Sun

Shines for all to see

Silent moon

Lights the night with stars that never speak

Silent people

Go walking thru their silent world...unheard


Silent voices

Speak of life’s unspoken dreams

Silent...

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Categories: faith, silence,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Silent Sleep
This night, I walk within empty echos
Of waist-deep weary fog, sinking to
The crumbling floor of futility;
Dripping minutes bleed through cracked
Rusty hours, as wafting feathers 
Of...

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Categories: dark, dream, fear, silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tender and Slow
if every breath taken, found
the melody of yours,
and suddenly paused
- leaving me
breathless,
like
a melody,
tender and slow
- stay in this silence
as our love does overflow,
into a delicate...

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Categories: romance, sensual, silence,
Form: Shape
Premium Member THE WHISTLING HAMLET

A whistling wheezing hamlet, whispering and emanating, tunes euphonic, 
In a remote isolated valley, far-flung from the abode of the temporal, 
Warbling quietly to whistle...

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Categories: silence, community, earth, education, encouraging,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member There is an elephant in the room
The big headlines cause sensation,
Media’s chosen information.
Manipulative, they entomb
the big elephant in the room.

Stress is put on the suggestive
keeping tongue and the mind active.
They sweep...

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Categories: silence,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member - Promise Me Tomorrow -


For absolutely no reason at all
The storm was withered in the stagnant air
It seems so incredibly crystal clear quiet

Even if you wanted to paint ......

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Categories: beauty, love, silence,
Form: Verse