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Silence Poems | Examples of Silence Poetry

Silence Poems. Below are examples of poems about silence. This list of silence poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of silence poetry. This list of works about silence is an excellent resource for examples on how to write silence poems.

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List of Silence Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
I Wish I Knew The Ending Adam Kinsley Rhyme silence, allegory, allusion, metaphor, psychological,
Premium Member Poem Tears For A Nation Brenda Chiri Free verse silence, conflict, cry, death, encouraging,
Tinnitus Damian Keady Free verse self, silence,
The Red Umbrella Hideout Debjani Mitra Rhyme silence, cute love, drink, kiss,
Premium Member Poem VISIONS OF CONTENTMENT Brian Strand Verse peace, silence, simple,
I Will Love You Forever - Tale of a Broken Heart Rajneesh Yadav Romanticism silence, betrayal, heartbreak, heartbroken, love,
Just Silence and Son Shine Colette Dright Narrative god, jesus, light, silence,
Premium Member Poem LOVELY AS A BIRD Line Gauthier Rhyme silence, abuse, angst, bird, death,
Premium Member Poem BEFORE SUNRISE Line Gauthier Free verse morning, peace, silence, stress,
A mind brigita kibasa Prose silence, how i feel, senses,

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Into the Dark Night
by Joseph May
 Love is an emotion we reverence from the start
 We have a predilection  to bask in its light
 Consternation arises when love's fabric...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, love, silence,

His Holiness Demands Silent Awe -Habakkuk 2: 20
by Gordon McConnell
The sovereign Lord is in His holy temple
reigning there over all the earth
the people of this world need be quiet
for this God brings about their...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: christian, silence, spiritual,

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The Language of Silence
by Michelle Faulkner
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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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: silence, father daughter, hurt, language,

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senryu-winter's sweet surprise
by Carol Connell
walk in winter woods
   silence reigns until i sight…
              lone,...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: change, feelings, flower, silence,

The Quietist Hour
by Dominic Middleton
With my mouth
Gone quiet
So to the light
With a click
I lay my head down
Waiting for the quietest hour
I close my eyes
And see again
The day’s events
From woe...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: silence, sleep,

Detoxification
by Robertina B.
A noise filled mind..
Thoughts and images running wild..
Distractions followed by distortions..

Escape the chaos..
Purification of the mind..
Detoxification of impurities 
Acquired from the noisy mind..
A mind always...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: growth, joy, life, silence,

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Soundless
by Edward Ibeh
              A trickling tear
        Hummingbird...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: imagery, nature, peace, silence,

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THE MOMENT OF TRUTH
by Line Gauthier


The moment of truth
the hammer falls
setting the pendulum in motion
after a long silence
held together
by a single baited breath



posted on October 18, 2018...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, change, future, silence,

Untitled
by Luicina Gaiser
 disturbances 
 lost a time 
 born of tragedy 
 air a dance 
 suddenly dense 
 existence 
 here in the dark 
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, fear, night, silence,

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ONE MINUTE
by Line Gauthier


I need a minute
to breathe
when I can lock
the door behind me
and not hear
a single sound
not even
the chatter 
inside my brain
I need that minute
so very desperately
when...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: silence, cheer up, peace, perspective,

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SILENCEFUL
by Line Gauthier


silence is full 
of expectancy and hope
of morn and night
of light and dark
of song and tears
of life and death
sometimes
silence is a warm dimension
that feels much...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, fantasy, heart, silence,

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Triste
by Bernard Chan

she sits alone on the hotel balcony, 
looking out at the city,  
chin on knees, 
arms hugging legs,  
compacting herself into a hush....

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: silence, blue, memory, sad, sensual,

Searching
by Greig Turnbull
I am looking for something
I look everywhere
Sometimes I give in
Go to a cafe and sit and stare

I'm looking for something
It may not even exist
A halcyon...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: silence, black love, confusion, courage,

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BEYOND THE FOG
by Line Gauthier


walking
pensively
though
dense
hazy
cold
misty
fog
timeless
ageless
wondering
what
lies
beyond



posted on October 11, 2018...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: silence, angst, journey, moving on,

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SOMETIMES
by Line Gauthier


sometimes
I would wonder about
the scars he hid
beneath his polished veneer
the covert memories
he never shared
the hardships
he never spoke of
the unhealed wounds still raw
the ones I hoped
I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: silence, caregiving, emotions, grief, hurt,

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PACING
by Line Gauthier


pacing the halls
in the middle of the night
a deathly silence



posted on October 9, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: silence, angst, anxiety, death, grief,

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HEAVY
by Line Gauthier


heavy silence
casting its wintry shadow ~ 
a midnight stillness


posted on October 8, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: night, silence, winter,

My silence
by MAHTAB BANGALEE
My silence 
speaks with me and 
smiles, walks, learns, sleeps, lives silently


-October 08, 2018 Chattogram

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: silence, how i feel, self,

I Stand Accused
by Kurt Philip Behm
No more book fairs or tours
  no autographs signed

My words are my gift
  the privacy mine

No talk shows or fetes
  New York...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: silence,

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Be grateful for good health
by Tom Cunningham
Next time you go out in the pouring rain
Be grateful that you can see its beauty
It's selfish of you to ever complain
The blind will never...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: health, silence,