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What leads men and women of good will to violate fundamental ethical principles? How do they justify their behavior? Are we all capable of such acts? And if so, how can w..  
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The connection felt between two individuals who are unable to express their feelings.



Body language is

Intricately subliminal.

Pay attention!


The message is

In the eyes,

In the posture.

In the way

You nod and arch your

Eyebrows in comprehension.


I Feel You.

You Hear Me.

As We converse silently.


Intellectuals collectively;

Sometimes too smart for our own good.

Wordsmiths both

When armed with pen

And paper and keys and strokes.

Yet face to face,

Mouths remain closed.


Why is it then that we can

Theologize and cleverly rhyme

Yet cannot find the words to say




Through touch

We convey

What we need

Behind closed doors.

Masks no longer conceal.

The sweat glistening on our skin

Speaks to the fire stoked within.

Heavy breathing shouts volumes

As eyelids close to keep souls quiet.


Hands extend to touch again

In silence we resume our conversation.


© “Speechless”    CSC 2008


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Reviewed by Joanne Mcclinton (Reader)
I am speechless, this is one of the most beautiful Poems I have ever read x
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Sometimes, there simply is no need for words. Thank you, Cherise. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Sometimes more is communicated through body language than the spoken word, nicely put...

Be always safe,
Reviewed by George Carroll
Passion needs only movement.
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