Unintelligible Susurration


The Sound of Guilt


The sound follows me
Wherever I go
I ask if they can hear it
They only say no

I seem to have gone mad
But I know I have not
For I still am conscious
And know I will not rot

Irrational swatting
At the sound in place
I think it is a fly
Oh woe! It leaves no trace!

It's finally stopped
The sound I mean
All along it had only been guilt
That cannot be seen

Submitted: Saturday, April 20, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 30, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Form:


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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

'The Sound of Guilt' was inspired by an annoying fly buzzing around in my room. I was writing other works of poetry at the time but I couldn't concentrate at all. So, I decided to write a poem about it and voilà! The birth of 'The Sound of Guilt'. i hope that with this little story about how my poem came to be lets people know that poems can be inspired and be about just about anything! :)

Comments about this poem (The Sound of Guilt by Unintelligible Susurration )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. A Man's a Man for A' That, Robert Burns
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Poem of the Day

poet Christopher Marlowe

It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is overruled by fate.
When two are stripped, long ere the course begin,
We wish that one should love, the other win;

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. You, Subodini Menon
  2. Winning Option, Jayatissa Liyanage
  3. dust of bright star, Musfiq us shaleheen
  4. Sweet Dreams My Angel Queen, Michael P. McParland
  5. A Hero But Not To Claim, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  6. The Power, Rahman Henry
  7. today the body tomorrow the heart, RIC S. BASTASA
  8. Blocks Of Puzzle Pieces, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. the price you pay of course, is loss of .., RIC S. BASTASA
  10. time does not sleep this time. the windo.., RIC S. BASTASA
[Hata Bildir]