Silence

silence

Silence is my sanity,

My escape from life, my liberty,

The still that calms the raging storms,

And quells the hum of teeming swarms,

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Silence is my honesty,

My release from fear, my lucidity,

The peace that stills the angry tide,

And calms the fall and its wretched slide,

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Silence is my clarity,

My battle truce, my tranquillity,

The ease to know what’s right and wrong,

And the time to plan how the war is won.

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Silence is my stability,

My rock of faith, my solidity,

The sound that fades my doubts to none,

And the hush that bids my woes be gone.

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12 thoughts on “Silence

  1. I remember when you just started toying with poetry, Helen. Your writing has become so good. The metre and rhyme of this. Swarms and storms is an inspired pairing. Very nice.

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