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Quiet
by Robin Adams

Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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The heavy silence begins

Following the crisis

That unearthly quiet starts

When a mind stops

 

Haunting your being

Quite an eerie feeling

Taunting the throng

Without a warning

 

It attacks your mind

Like no other kind

Bitter to the rind

Leaving you in a bind

 

It creeps in darkness

Where it thrives

As sharp as knives

It hits as it aims

 

There is little retreat

Or path to beat

If success is met

Quiet will repeat

 

The time to think

Or even to drink

Go to the clink

Or over the brink

 

Quiet is the load

Along our road

It’s presence rued

Or maybe pursued

 

No enemies lie there

For us to fear

Only what we bear

Is in that bare lair

 

An uneasy loss

Of time and bliss

Is found in silence

Of the uneasy darkness


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Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 2/19/2009
Extremely poignant expressions.....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Melissa Crosson 2/19/2009
They say silence is golden but I've never believed it. Silence during a storm is a warning to duck and cover. Silence during a hurricane is a warning to hunker down for the other side. Silence never really exists....
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 2/18/2009
Great poem.I enjoy reading it,take care

Edwin
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