SILENCE POEMS

Silence
There is the sudden silence of the crowd
above a player not moving on the field,
and the silence of the orchid.

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Billy Collins
Beauty of Silence Reminds Me of You
It's silence,
I can let my thoughts free,
I can listen the flow of water, the leaves rustling, the breeze,
I can think of nice moments that we lived, you and me.
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Cristina Teodor
Silence
So silent is the world to-night
The lamp gives silence out like light,
The latticed windows open wide
Show silence, like the night, outside:
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Edith Nesbit
Golden Silences
There is silence that saith, “Ah me!”
There is silence that nothing saith;
One the silence of life forlorn,
One the silence of death;
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Christina Rossetti
Silence
So silent is the world to-night
The lamp gives silence out like light,
The latticed windows open wide
Show silence, like the night, outside:
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E. (Edith) Nesbit
Silence
I catch the pattern
Of your silence
Before you speak

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Langston Hughes
Night Song Of Amalfi
I asked the heaven of stars
What I should I give my love--
It answered me with silence,
Silence above.
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Sara Teasdale
Night Song At Amalfi
I asked the heaven of stars
What I should give my love-
It answered me with silence,
Silence above.
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Sara Teasdale
Silence
Over the forests the moon

Gleams pale, makes us dream,

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Georg Trakl
Silence is all we dread
1251

Silence is all we dread.
There's Ransom in a Voice-
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Emily Dickinson
Silence
I have known the silence of the stars and of the sea,
And the silence of the city when it pauses,
And the silence of a man and a maid,
And the silence of the sick
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Edgar Lee Masters
Sweet Silence After Bells
Sweet silence after bells!
deep in the enamour'd ear
soft incantation dwells.

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Christopher John Brennan
Silence
There is a silence where hath been no sound,
There is a silence where no sound may be,
In the cold grave-under the deep, deep sea,
Or in wide desert where no life is found,
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Thomas Hood
One Ran Before
I could tell
Of silence where
One ran before
Himself and fell
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Yvor Winters
Listening
I listen to the stillness of you,
My dear, among it all;
I feel your silence touch my words as I talk,
And take them in thrall.
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D. H. Lawrence
Listening
I listen to the stillness of you,
My dear, among it all;
I feel your silence touch my words as I talk,
And take them in thrall.
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David Herbert Lawrence
Silence
‘T is better to sit here beside the sea,
Here on the spray-kissed beach,
In silence, that between such friends as we
Is full of deepest speech.
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Paul Laurence Dunbar
Silence et nuit des bois
Il est plus d'un silence, il est plus d'une nuit,
Car chaque solitude a son propre mystère :
Les bois ont donc aussi leur façon de se taire
Et d'être obscurs aux yeux que le rêve y conduit.
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Rene Francois Armand Prudhomme
The Answer
You have spoken the answer.
A child searches far sometimes
Into the red dust
On a dark rose leaf
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Carl Sandburg
Silence
Since I lost you I am silence-haunted,
Sounds wave their little wings
A moment, then in weariness settle
On the flood that soundless swings.
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David Herbert Lawrence

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