Learn More

Iris Rain


Silence


It is empty
I hear
nothing

The sound we love
Your music
playing in the soft, fragrant night

I used to hear the sound
knowing you were
just there
right there

Across the distance
in the night
I hear
the sound of your heartstring
in the melody
weaving in and out of the cold balcony
I used to couch under
listening to you
our heartstrings

Where is the sound today?
The silence is oppressing
the air is too still

On the cold, stony balcony
the moonlight casting shadow
of our bygone melody

Silence, heartbreak, empty nights

The sound of your heartstring
the music in the night
so vivid in my memories
so silent in the air tonight

Silence
invading
the soft, still, silent, empty nights

Submitted: Saturday, June 19, 2010
Edited: Saturday, June 19, 2010

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 (Silence by Iris Rain )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 16 Points Craig Mize (6/19/2010 9:53:00 PM)

    What a beautiful poem I really loved this part
    'The sound of your heartstring
    the music in the night
    so vivid in my memories
    so silent in the air tonight' (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  4. Winter Solstice, Jacqueline C Nash
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. A Smile To Remember, Charles Bukowski
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. A Child's Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas
  10. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

A little while a little love
The hour yet bears for thee and me
Who have not drawn the veil to see
If still our heaven be lit above.
Thou merely, at the day's last sigh,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. A Winter Poem, Leslie Philibert
  2. Angry all the time, Kelly Shanks
  3. nutmeg needs attention, Havilah
  4. All Creatures ‘Life Matter, Hebert Logerie
  5. The Highest Weight Bearing Beam, Michael P. McParland
  6. This Worthless Beast, Michael P. McParland
  7. Nothing Matters, Michael P. McParland
  8. What I Saw When I Came (in 10 words or l.., Holly Wotherspoon
  9. Unwanted, Michael P. McParland
  10. Wandering Wasteland, Michael P. McParland
[Hata Bildir]