Ellen Shaw


Echo of Silence


Echo of silence
rings loudly
when I reach out for you
the mountains come between us
and reflect my silent pleas
echo of silence
protects you
you can hide away in the distance
you can forget that I need you
when the mountains come between us
echo of silence
makes me stronger
independent and gives me the choice
enables me to climb any mountains
but I choose not to climb
the mountains that come between us.

Submitted: Sunday, December 18, 2011

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