Atef Ayadi


From Distance: The Moon


I am not looking for words
to talk on my behalf;

instead,
I choose silence.

If I can express my silence in words
I would stop at this line.

Silence
is a remedy
for ill words
until
words become a sea of silence
and the sea waves migrate to the surface
of the moon.

Submitted: Friday, September 05, 2008
Edited: Saturday, March 21, 2009

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