Dechen Doma Sherpa

Rookie - 8 Points (2nd july 1987 / Sikkim)

Screaming Silence - Poem by Dechen Doma Sherpa

The irony of Life is, it is never yours until you sacrifice it
The noise of the world has made us deaf to heartbeats of humanity
We run towards lights for in the darkness we see our psyche
In the screaming silence of the night, we lay awake with hushed hullabaloo in our mind

The child begging on the street, a young girl in the prostitute ring
A friend running in debt, old parents killing time waiting their time
Too busy or how helpless, not my problem or God help them
One can turn head and forget, but in the dead of the night the heart beats and beats


Comments about Screaming Silence by Dechen Doma Sherpa

  • Freshman - 958 Points Om Chawla (10/28/2012 6:05:00 AM)

    Dechen, very well expressed '..in the dead of night heart beats and beats, 'That is what distinguishes the socially conscious from the rest.
    May be, you would like my poem 'Cry of a Soul' (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 16, 2012


[Hata Bildir]