Friday, 19 April 2013

A quatrain

I'm doing poetry this month, in case you missed the first post.

Bathed in a howling wailing quiet,
no sound in an eternally dark moonlit night.
Neither the chipper of birds, nor an estranged call,
no need to speak, the silence says all...

When less is more...


  1. Lovely (I'm running out of words to describe your poems)

  2. This reminds me of camping compared to sleeping in the city, thanks for beautifully wording it (-:

  3. Nice. A month of poetry. That's a wonderful idea!

    Mary Montague Sikes

  4. I admire poets, you are so creative and brave.
    'silence says it all', good line.
    maggie at expat brazil

  5. The silence says it all. That's beautiful. Great post.

    Happy A to Z blogging.

  6. Very nice, and your photo goes perfectly with your poem.

  7. Powerfully true. I've had those moments. You have a way with words.

  8. Beautiful poem. The image is so fitting, and beautiful as well.

    #atozchallenge, Kristen's blog:

  9. An eery description of the beauty of silence. Writer’s Mark

  10. Ghadeer: thanks. That's a compliment in itself.
    Rosalind: thank you. Your visits are always a pleasure.
    Fida: I'm glad I could revive some (pleasant?) memories!
    Mary: yeah. But it's really hard. I hope I keep up.
    Maggie: thanks a ton!
    S.L.: thank you!
    Sandy: picking up the right picture is one of my favourite parts of blogging. :)
    Julia: thank you
    Scott: That comment made my day! :)
    Kirsten: thank you! :)
    Nancy: i like how you say "the beauty of silence' thanks! :)


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