Treasure Island

RIC S. BASTASA


The Silence That Wraps


it is the silence that
wraps the noise

it is the leaving that
puts the knot

we know which is
hanged by the beam
of this house

of words,
heavy, and dripping
tapping like a rhythm
of the measured sound
of your poem

as though
someone is sobbing

Submitted: Sunday, March 16, 2014
Edited: Monday, March 17, 2014

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