Sean Joyce

Rookie (17 April Everyear / Galway, Ireland)

Full fat voluptuous silence


Silence
Except for the poem
The poem is reading in my head
I can make it stop, for a while
Then it starts again

I can jump onto the words
And for a time I ride the line
Then dropping off I stand and watch
as the poem goes rolling by

The poem has broken colours
Bits of sound and not much shape
And suddenly I am in tears
I have to look away and wait

Finally there is silence
Full fat voluptuous silence
Except
Except for the poem

Submitted: Saturday, August 04, 2007
Edited: Saturday, March 26, 2011

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