Silence

November 17, 2011
By Resonating_Words SILVER, Dallas, Texas
Resonating_Words SILVER, Dallas, Texas
5 articles 10 photos 87 comments

Hear the sound of silence,
The sound of our world's pain.
Resonating through the air
Tell me: Who's to blame?

Not the vices nor their puppets,
Spreading the human hate.
But the virtues and their guardians,
Who turn their heads and wait

For someone else to speak against
The wrong that stains the good.
Protagonists who say nothing;
Bad as criminals who do.

Explain to me, complacency
Hollow eyes watching here.
Defend for me, cowardly
Becoming mute when faced with fear

Violence, dreading,
Screaming! Hope to Doubt
All cancerously ebbing,
Yet no tongue lashes out.

To ignore is to accept,
To allow is to promote.
Silence burns me in my ears,
Words stagnant in your throat.

We are the sound of silence,
Reflecting our world's pain.
Find a voice and hear me,
Now is the time to end this game.



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on Jan. 8 2012 at 3:51 pm
Resonating_Words SILVER, Dallas, Texas
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Thank you very much (: I truly appreciate it ^_^

on Jan. 8 2012 at 3:50 pm
Resonating_Words SILVER, Dallas, Texas
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Thank you very much! (:

on Jan. 8 2012 at 3:24 pm
Michellebrain GOLD, Brooklyn, New York
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Favorite Quote:
“A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.”
-Marilyn Monroe

this is a beautiful poem! it flows nicely and it was just beautiful.

on Dec. 16 2011 at 10:11 pm
artmantist BRONZE, Willemstad, Other
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i gr8 poem, i love the choice of words, its fluent and enjoyable. just a gr8 poem

on Dec. 13 2011 at 6:39 pm
Resonating_Words SILVER, Dallas, Texas
5 articles 10 photos 87 comments
:) Why thank you :)

on Dec. 13 2011 at 5:53 pm
Plain-Jane ELITE, Grandview, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"And the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their Shepherd. He will guide them to springs of living water; and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes." Revelation 7:17

goodness gracious that blew me away! pure genious!

on Dec. 12 2011 at 10:03 pm
Resonating_Words SILVER, Dallas, Texas
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:D Thank you very much! ^_^

Chrysaora GOLD said...
on Dec. 12 2011 at 9:48 pm
Chrysaora GOLD, Providence Forge, Virginia
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I like this poem; it represents a lot; especially the last stanza. keep writing!

on Dec. 12 2011 at 5:19 pm
Resonating_Words SILVER, Dallas, Texas
5 articles 10 photos 87 comments
Thanks!! (: And I like it simple -- it's easier that way XD And I'm checking out your work, of course~

on Dec. 12 2011 at 10:39 am
muna.najihah PLATINUM, Malacca, Other
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Favorite Quote:
if life was given two choices, to become a writer or a character, I will choose to become a writer.
I have the power to decide what my life should be.

just how did you do it? it is simple yet full of meaning. i like your style

check out my work too. hihihi


on Dec. 10 2011 at 10:39 pm
Resonating_Words SILVER, Dallas, Texas
5 articles 10 photos 87 comments
(: Thank you. I think I'll listen to that.

on Dec. 10 2011 at 10:17 pm
OneInParticular1017, Greenwood, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Don’t you know? Hearts are breakable. And I think even when you heal, you’re never what you were before. -City of Fallen Angels
Either love me with vomit in my hair or don't love me at all. -Ryan O'Connell, Thought Catalog

never "dumb down" your writing. make the world get smarter. ;)

on Dec. 10 2011 at 10:02 pm
Resonating_Words SILVER, Dallas, Texas
5 articles 10 photos 87 comments
Thank you! :D

on Dec. 10 2011 at 10:01 pm
Resonating_Words SILVER, Dallas, Texas
5 articles 10 photos 87 comments

Thank you very much :) I've been told I need to dumb it down occassionally D: But I refuse ;) I'm glad at least someone appreciates the minute display of my vocabulary, here.

I appreciate the love :D


on Dec. 10 2011 at 9:57 pm
OneInParticular1017, Greenwood, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Don’t you know? Hearts are breakable. And I think even when you heal, you’re never what you were before. -City of Fallen Angels
Either love me with vomit in my hair or don't love me at all. -Ryan O'Connell, Thought Catalog

Your vocabulary in this poem is wonderful and flows so easily. Great job!

ninja17 SILVER said...
on Dec. 10 2011 at 6:33 pm
ninja17 SILVER, Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
"Sometimes we tend to be in despair when the person we love leaves us, but the truth is, it's not our loss, but theirs, for they left the only person who wouldn't give up on them."

Very good...flowtation? Hahaha idk if that's a word but it flowed very well! I like the structure also. :)

on Dec. 10 2011 at 4:55 pm
Resonating_Words SILVER, Dallas, Texas
5 articles 10 photos 87 comments
Thank you very much :D

Matice BRONZE said...
on Dec. 10 2011 at 3:22 pm
Matice BRONZE, O&#39Fallon, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Maria, first, let me say that you will most certainly regret it. Second, let me say that I'm in."-Smith

Great job! You had wonderful imagery, and it flowed very smoothly. :)

on Dec. 10 2011 at 1:23 am
Resonating_Words SILVER, Dallas, Texas
5 articles 10 photos 87 comments
You have XD (I scrolled down and found it). So I definitely appreciate that you still love it so much :D

on Dec. 10 2011 at 1:14 am
sunshine7223 SILVER, Holdenville, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
"Afterall, a loose screw doesn't want to need, and a hammer doesn't want to be needed." -Me

"Those who observe with their eyes closed and mouths open, are usually not as wise as those who allow their minds to wander freely." -Me

I am almost positive I commented this one before. But I will go ahead and comment again. This is pure brilliance. I absolutely loved it. :) My favorite part is when you say, "To ignore is to accept. To allow is to promote." AWESOME choice of words and wonderful descriptions. Keep writing. Your very talented. I LOVE THIS!!!! ^^ Lol. :))




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