Silence

May 30, 2011
By lrt18 BRONZE, Hamilton, Other
lrt18 BRONZE, Hamilton, Other
3 articles 3 photos 5 comments

I’ll tell you now, not to go out
After the clock strikes twelve-
For something stalks about.

Silence walks, barefoot, through the town;
It comes in skeletal form
Creating shadows that drown.

As its spell casts a haunting luster
Over the streets,
To no master does it answer.

At this deadly hour,
Its quietude begins in a slanderous tongue-
The night it does devour,

With eyes of pallid stones,
I’ve seen, on the coldest of nights
Silence flashing its pearly whites.

The author's comments:
Have you ever walked along a street at midnight? When silence is most potent in the air, and feelings of: emptiness, despair, wonder, and eeriness collide inside you. There is something so pure and raw about such an experience, it's as if one can hear silence. And that truly is remarkable, to hear something that is not sound.

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lrt18 BRONZE said...
on Sep. 30 2011 at 9:31 pm
lrt18 BRONZE, Hamilton, Other
3 articles 3 photos 5 comments
thanks! Haha, I try :)

on Sep. 30 2011 at 11:07 am
BookOwl PLATINUM, Bristol, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed." Theodore Roosevelt

This is cool, you really caught a lot of feeling in this. 5 stars :)

lrt18 BRONZE said...
on Aug. 31 2011 at 5:03 pm
lrt18 BRONZE, Hamilton, Other
3 articles 3 photos 5 comments
thank you very much! :) 

on Aug. 29 2011 at 6:12 pm
PrudenceFang BRONZE, Herriman, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Life isn't worth living unless you believe in something."

Wow. I love this! You are talented! : )


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