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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 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,



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,

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,

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,

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 so rare as Sunday’s bliss,
never...

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Categories: day, peace, silence,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member TEARDROPS OF SILENCE
HAIKU – TEARDROPS OF SILENCE

In Autumn’s darkness
Raindrops glistening on leaves
Teardrops of silence

T.J Grén
...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn, sad, silence,

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,

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,

Premium Member CAN YOU HEAR ME MOTHER
She could hear us whisper when she wasn't even in the room
Knew we were up to mischief just by looking at our faces
Oh how I...

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Categories: mother, silence,

Premium Member The One Who Remains Silent
 "THE ONE WHO REMAINS SILENT"                   ...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blessing, mentor, metaphor, silence,

Muddle Through Silence
Once upon a time open windows, painted crimson, sealed shut
Words dancing in the bayside breeze blow aimlessly on by
Brilliant nighttime stars, holding a thousand wishes,...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: farewell, silence,

Misty Dawn on Loch Rusky
beneath a blushing sky
two idle boats
savour
the bliss of solitude
our fingers entwine

[Inspired by Shahbaz Majeed’s "Misty Dawn".]

...

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Categories: silence,

Premium Member Silent Serenade
Sometimes..

Life can be a silent serenade,
a sequence of
sentimental eyes
and
deep sighs..

Contemplating… Why?

I guess..
It is just another sad poem,
but with a different pen -
bleeding sorrow,
afraid of tomorrow.

The...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, sad, silence,

Shocked
the look of silence
after your walls have fallen
in full surrender...

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Categories: freedom, silence,

The Language of Silence
We don't talk about it, I was mutely told,
Schooled in your nonverbal narcissism, I Attest
I became a linguist in the language of silence;

The tightened line...

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Categories: silence, father daughter, hurt, language,

Premium Member 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,

Premium Member Mindful of Moments
Me
and my
mindfulness.
My present thoughts,
the sounds and feelings;
a sort of deep meditation,
whether standing or sitting down
I am aware of the moment and sounds.
Right now a wild...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: silence, spiritual,

Premium Member My Magical Kite



I'd love to build a magical kite
Then find myself a great hill,
Strap myself in, wait for a gust,
Oh just imagine the thrill.

Off I would soar,...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: peace, silence, solitude,

Premium Member BEADS OF HARMONY


disintegrating all language barriers
she smiled
and pulled me in with the charm
of a profoundly serene magnetism
the epitome of peace and harmony
nodding offered me a card
I took...

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Categories: inspirational, memory, peace, silence,

Premium Member Alibi

in the end, we were there-not there
two present absentees 
sharing an apartment vacated by a relationship 
and the worst kind of loneliness
   -...

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Categories: silence, boyfriend, break up, girlfriend,

Dance, was my release
Pain had I ignited bright
Through my silence, had my hurt worsened
Denied conversations with all for superficial reasons, I had
Forgetting that love was my life
And people...

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Categories: silence, change, dance, forgiveness, heart,

Premium Member The Sound Of Silence
The Sound Of Silence


The sound of silence...writing on the wall...
   do not disturb their sound of silence song.
They turn their backs against the...

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Categories: silence, sound,