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Silence Poems | Examples of Silence Poetry

Silence Poems - Examples of all types of silence poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for silence.
Premium Member Thought of the day
lips are pursed shut, less intent escape ~ we thus imbibe kiss of love agape...Read the rest...
Categories: baptism, blessing, love, silence,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Silent Voice
I sit silent ! I say words you don't want to hear, To tell of the thoughts in my head. Our difference are many, So we keep to ourselves. Too many words flowed from these lips, So I sit silent ! Too...Read the rest...
Categories: silence, abuse, bullying, depression, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member the ultimate truth
The ultimate truth pointed out by sages, being taken as read, needs to be applied, transforming our heart where a fierce fire rages, fanned by wayward ego, which to soul has lied, to which end, shifting to silence in...Read the rest...
Categories: silence, spiritual, truth,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Be Still And Listen
Life is so active and fully fast there doesn't seem to be time nobody seems to push the brakes especially when they just don't rhyme One needs to just stop be still and ponder it all take in the moment at...Read the rest...
Categories: life, poetry, silence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Entwined
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ a family tree roots run deep connect you, me cherished history whether far or near bound by love...Read the rest...
Categories: family, silence,
Form: Senryu



Premium Member The Lover, The Dreamer
Will there be more passion in warmer kisses on beautiful, quite nights similar to these? Will we remember them always and dream... when nothing else darkens their gleam? I am the lover, you are the dreamer... together we can do...Read the rest...
Categories: silence, desire, feelings, happiness, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Silence
The wrinkles of the rug cast sunlight on a pug Who splayed out her hind legs backwards And as I left, I looked back and paused As her face fell silently Onto her paws. ...Read the rest...
Categories: silence, animal, dog, leaving, miss
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whatever, Kaitlyn, and you too, Joe B
Why is my salary any business of yours or yours any business of mine Remember when we aired out our laundry ...Read the rest...
Categories: money, silence, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Silence of the Soul
Words, too many words, superfluous and useless. They bind you in a swirling vortex, drown you in inconsequential thoughtlessness. Oh for a few moments of supreme silence, in some secluded space, where you might not even hear the wayward wind...Read the rest...
Categories: silence, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beauty of the night
Glistening lights in the valley and on yonder hills. Starry night reflected on the ground but with electric bills! Still quiet as the motorway’s to and fro moves through the night. Silent feathers bank over the field below...Read the rest...
Categories: silence, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member let go of to get to
bemused by incessant thought spirals being thus unable to rest in cessation divine magnetism cascades within immersing us in deep meditation bereft of thoughts, ego recedes we then abide in our native element the veil of delusion slowly...Read the rest...
Categories: self, silence, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member exiting the matrix
having accepted limitation owing to relying on the ego as we so choose, so it is thus believing we are form we live life in deep trance how then may we escape when we are both the all as also this...Read the rest...
Categories: freedom, silence, spiritual,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member HANGING ON
grey drapes the colour of my realm thick heavy fog pervades over my thoughts that wander to where I do not know i cannot see in bursts of silence i gasp for air a stagnant emptiness is all i find it boils it rages and...Read the rest...
Categories: dark, hope, silence,
Form: Free verse
Dead End Street
Down at the end of dead end street, Cold, down and feeling beat, Trying to make sense of it all, Sun rises burning red, Visions spinning in my head, Now every dead end street leads to me. Blowing around in stormy...Read the rest...
Categories: silence, car, deep, imagination, lonely,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gifts of silence
In stillness sedate, heart creates, rapture borne by God’s magnetism, rhythm sublime that never abates, igniting fully, body prism. Stillness is but time stretched silence, where we’re poised in the vibrant void, distanced from thought borne violence, our presence pure and unalloyed. The...Read the rest...
Categories: peace, silence, spiritual,
Form: Quatrain

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