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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.
from sex to blood
Shaking hands, legs covered in blood; Where am I? My vision is a blurr, but I can’t unsee you, Nothing about this feels right. I hear your voice, again and again; “Just take the pills, they’ll give...Read More
Categories: abuse, angst, drug, silence,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Bliss of Solitude
In life’s incessant din As I search for peace within Lone spaces I desire And stillness I adore Then silence is my mate And noise is what I hate Closing my eyes to the outer space A window opens to my inner...Read More
Categories: beauty, peace, silence, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member We met a clairvoyant
the clairvoyant saw God within our heart and our soul luminous we were pleased in as egoically delusionally for where is God not yet these validations quietened our doubts steadying hearts resolve to deepen inner silence 31-January-2023...Read More
Categories: introspection, silence, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Different Kinds of Quiet
The squawk of seagulls punctuates The quiet by the beach, Yet the lack of other noises Makes relaxing within reach. The wail of sirens doesn’t let The city quiet stay, For even in the early morn The noisiness holds sway. The...Read More
Categories: silence, sound,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Winter's Night is Different
A winter's night is different snow's mantle o'er the ground Noises muffled, birds unheard few folks out on the town This quiet creeps inside my...Read More
Categories: night, peace, silence, snow,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member FOR SILENCE TO BE SWEET AGAIN
the whats-and-whys of your omissions have me pondering-wondering how can you not know that you torment me and play havoc with my mind sweet dreams do not come easily when my heart palpitates to rhythms of delirium is that all there is is that all...Read More
Categories: longing, love, silence, sleep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Zen mode
eyes look to dice rolling, rolling breath is bated hearts fluttering it is in a way a eureka moment although stuporous eyes look to dice rolling, rolling witness in equipoise allows heart’s delight to frolic in playfulness immersed in the role in vibrant nonchalance...Read More
Categories: silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Peace quest
Early days of childhood were carefree Our joyous centred presence frolicked in play Then we grew up and bound ourself to a mind tree Tail began wagging the dog when desires held sway A self-centred stance made our heart...Read More
Categories: joy, love, peace, silence,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member In Silence
In silence… Darkness falls, whispering In murky, hushed tones Laughing at the shadows Beneath the moon’s glow Dreaming of the outcry When thunder explodes In silence… Winter caresses the heart With flakes, drifting Over the hushed lawns Glimpsing the sigh of miracles, Wonders found in the call Breathless...Read More
Categories: silence, appreciation, blessing, inspirational, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member secrets of the heart
in the silence of the night beneath a moon that’s bright who do you long for when you’re apart who is it that won’t release your heart posted on January 27, 2023...Read More
Categories: silence, heart, lonely, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Stuck Halfway
Most dissolve or become shrines you visit in old age. Others linger, unresolved, and can sit there in memory for years until what is missing comes creeping back or starts the replay of a moment you paused long ago, now...Read More
Categories: memory, silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Journey without movement
In an attempt to capture love's essence, heart flits about from desire to desire; bemused thus, veils its self-luminescence, wandering in darkness, till it does tire. The eternal joy we seek is within but strangely our attention looks outward, enslaved by...Read More
Categories: joy, love, silence, spiritual,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Thought of the day
Be the stillness in midst of commotion ~ Needless is upheaval of emotion 27-January-2023...Read More
Categories: silence,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Zen mode
blissful in inner silence thus appearing withdrawn the monk is oft misunderstood since his attention is internalised yet noticing the world's response from time to time he surfaces mindfully gentling his touch in nonchalant playfulness 26-January-2023...Read More
Categories: joy, silence, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Perfect Simulation
The perfect Simulation Might be one In which The denial that This is a Simulation is Perfectly Simulated.. Which seems Perfect To the one Searching for Perfect Explanations.. ...Read More
Categories: character, innocence, silence, visionary,
Form: Didactic

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