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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.

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Premium Member t's-entry's code: b s b
-- th'sentry's request brought a ryan mc'cabe poem title to mind - 'be still' -- (pondered....replied) b s b best be'ist... still be'as still as beastial bees... be'as still beasts till bees best ill... be still... bees...still b s b breathing serene being stan sand ...Read More
Categories: absence, conflict, peace, silence,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Fulfillment
Can you imagine… within the silence, a dazzling dream of nirvana? ~ Quote by the poet Can you imagine… If every soul on earth Were willing to let go Of all their pain and hurt To give up on the...Read More
Categories: imagination, inspirational, peace, silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IF YOU IMAGINE
behind me the door slams shut i’ve entered into a time warp my world suddenly imploding a silence the size of a cosmic boom enshrouding all of colorless morose liquified into blobs amorphic of hours converging into...Read More
Categories: silence, death, future, grief, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A silent teardrop
Falling silent against naked cheek… When an emotion stuns or stings Cutting through the composure To free the heart of liquid poison Toxic feelings of pain and sorrow Grief that slashes through self-control Leaving the heart in deep discouragement Touching thoughts with...Read More
Categories: cry, pain, silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silent Reflections
Night calls softly through a wonderful silent smile Painting poetry and prose without any guile Promising words filled with dancing dreams so worthwhile Whispers of joy inspire the heart and soul to sing Filling hearts with promises of the...Read More
Categories: senses, silence,
Form: Tristich

shroud of mist entombs eerie silence takes a hold ~ sun hauls back those drapes Written 14th January 2021 Contest Hi-Ku(7) place promise Sponsor Brian Strand 10th Place...Read More
Categories: silence, sun, surreal, weather,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Alone With Silence
She stands by me this early day, An overcast one, full of gray. Observing people walking by; They look perplexed and far away. Their world and life have gone awry, Where wrong is right and low is high. And though the...Read More
Categories: change, faith, silence, society,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member Moonlight on the Rose
a vase on the windowsill and I'm gazing at the moon whose radiant pearly beams dazzle rose petals fragrance awakes my senses midway from sunset to dawn and the moon's my only friend in glittering night I am loving the nightlife in my...Read More
Categories: silence, beautiful, moon, nature, nice,
Form: Dodoitsu
Premium Member his wisdom
speak less; listen more his eyes roll out; ears droop down ~ how wise! just mm-hmm 5/7/5: Ref. Hi-Ku(7) place promise Poetry Contest Contest sponsor: Brian Strand Jan. 12, 2021 Senryu - Humorous, Satirical or Dark Poetry Contest Tania Kitchin ...Read More
Categories: silence, wisdom,
Form: Senryu
Gasp Into the endless blue yonder, I drift On decayed raft, basking in flaring sweats Intend to espy thy foretoken gift Onto empty dour waves and looming threats. When must we rekindle our waned armour? This raison d’être shalt come...Read More
Categories: desire, lost love, silence,
Form: Sonnet
The Lingering
I feel something I do, I do the comfort in the ache salting the cut of my lip the blood and her drip sleepless nights atoned and attested the trials tying me in knots held captive allowed only to swing from her gallows her hallows of eve as...Read More
Categories: silence, winter,
Form: Free verse
Once a day I like to walk in silence…not only to concentrate on what I see…but to listen in to what the voices of the Earth are trying to say to me. There are voices in...Read More
Categories: earth, nature, silence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The silence of a snowflake
if you listen carefully, the silence is beautiful ~ anonymous Soft, like a caress, whispering Across the naked expression Of one who listens to the silence That fills the dawn with light And love that is forever Alive inside the...Read More
Categories: silence, snow, solitude,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Stolen Happiness And Livelihood
Forthy innocent people were heinously shut down, the surly morning was about to rain, then sunrise came and mothers wailed; I also wept for their death as that tolling bell... the flag they loved was lowered halfstaff, a crowd gathered and...Read More
Categories: silence, courage, death, freedom, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member silence splits
ice clasps barren ground lancet winds slice solitude … frozen silence splits January 9, 2021 Contest : Hi-Ku (6) Place Promise Sponsor : Brian Strand ...Read More
Categories: silence, solitude, winter,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Silence Poems

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