RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Settling Quietly


Squelching the need to cry in reminiscence,
tears welling in corners of eyes, trying
not to be recognized right now in the midst
of a crowd of people.
Slowly floating down rivers, calmly settling
into a mode of quiet solace.

Submitted: Sunday, December 29, 2013
Edited: Monday, December 30, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

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?

Comments about this poem (Settling Quietly by RoseAnn V. Shawiak )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

New Poems

  1. ode to ayodeji, ademola oluwabusayo
  2. Changes change what?, PARTHA SARATHI PAUL
  3. You are an angel, salma. torrez
  4. Stillness, SALINI NAIR
  5. Cleared Of Negativity, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  6. Silence breaker, SALINI NAIR
  7. I Died in My Dream Last Night, Monk E. Biz
  8. Jelousy, Karen Thornburg
  9. Knowledge with Wisdom, Joseph Narusiewicz
  10. voice of thee, binod bastola

Poem of the Day

poet Sara Teasdale

I thought of you and how you love this beauty,
And walking up the long beach all alone
I heard the waves breaking in measured thunder
As you and I once heard their monotone.

...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]