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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
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
When the words were intense
and the soul no longer 
conceded to comfort 
Thoughts got blind 
and the heart beats in tension 
Silence
*****
Absent are ardent 
words
an...

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Categories: silence, beauty, emotions, heart, heartbroken,
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
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



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 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 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 Music In the Rain - 1
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 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 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 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 Silent Serenade
Sometimes..

Life can be a silent serenade,
                   ...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, sad, silence,
Form: Free verse
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
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 Tender and Slow
if every breath taken, found
the harmony of yours,
and suddenly paused
- leaving me
breathless,
like
a melody,
tender and slow
- stay in this silence
while our love does overflow,
into a delicate...

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Categories: romance, sensual, silence,
Form: Shape
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 Sun Too Needs a Savior
Where does the 
    selfless sun hide
when heavens
r a i n bloodstones? 
Burned and inscribed, 
from monsoon monsters,
gnawing at our bones,
the shimmering...

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Categories: angst, emotions, silence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Stillness
I was a learned meteorologist, studying azure atmosphere and vivid weather,
To give a prophetic daily forecast, like bees gliding remote locales of heather.

Often I had...

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Categories: silence, color, fantasy, imagery, nature,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Tree
A murder of crows screech my funeral song,
disturbing the eerie silence that surrounds.
Heartless hands have left scars etched into my crumbling bark,
as bleeding sap drips...

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Categories: destiny, earth, loss, silence,
Form: Personification