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The Pain Of Silence

March 3, 2012
By Joshua. GOLD, Las Vegas, Nevada
Joshua. GOLD, Las Vegas, Nevada
10 articles 0 photos 46 comments

Favorite Quote:
"So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: Who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived, or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?" - Hunter S Tompson


So loud is the silence of death.
So loud is the silence of the unknown.
The silence of fear.

So loud is the silence of nothing.
So loud is the silence of quiet.
Not even the ringing in the ear.

So loud is the silence of the night.
So loud is the silence of the darkness.
The silence of oblivion.

So quiet is the voice of love.
So quiet is the voice of kindness.
So quiet is the voice of reason.

So soon will all of this be gone.
So soon will this all end.
So soon will this



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on Jul. 16 2012 at 6:29 pm
ShadowAngel2468 SILVER, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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that was so breathtakjingly cold and painful. Amazing

on Apr. 13 2012 at 8:00 am
hippiechick99 GOLD, Mesquite, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"... How dreary to be somebody-- How public like a frog;
To tell one's name; the livelong June-- To an admiring bog"
-Emily Dickinson

I really liked the ending and how you just cut it off insted af finishing the sentence. (I do that a lot.) I'm really impressed with this poem and I have to say it's one of my favorites.

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on Mar. 23 2012 at 3:51 am
TaurusGal GOLD, Hong Kong, Other
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I am impressed.  Well done, I really enjoyed reading it. =]

on Mar. 10 2012 at 8:49 pm
Jadakins BRONZE, Washington, District Of Columbia
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I really enjoyed this poem. Love the repetion.

on Mar. 9 2012 at 7:19 pm
bloodroselove SILVER, Spring Mills, Pennsylvania
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i really like this poem and how you broke everything down nice job!

on Mar. 7 2012 at 7:51 am
zombiegurl BRONZE, Niagara Falls, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"relationships are like a shark, they have to keep moving or it will die, and what we have on our hands is a dead shark" ~Woody Allen

Nice job Joshua!

on Mar. 7 2012 at 1:54 am
Brittany82594 SILVER, Yucca Valley, California
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Favorite Quote:
Every memory is gonna fade and it all starts today<3 - Brittany Cowdry

I like it alot, i love how you break everything down in it!! Great poem!!

on Mar. 6 2012 at 2:30 pm
futurenovelista SILVER, Staatsburg, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"But I being poor have only my dreams...I place my dreams at your feet. Tread softly for you tread on my dreams." -Yeats

OMG. I LOVE THIS POEM SO FREAKING MUCH. IF YOU EVER STOP WRITING THE WORLD WILL END! YOU TOTALLY INSPIRE ME!