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Aprons Of Silence - Poem by Carl Sandburg

Many things I might have said today.
And I kept my mouth shut.
So many times I was asked
To come and say the same things
Everybody was saying, no end
To the yes-yes, yes-yes,
me-too, me-too.

The aprons of silence covered me.
A wire and hatch held my tongue.
I spit nails into an abyss and listened.
I shut off the gable of Jones, Johnson, Smith,
All whose names take pages in the city directory.

I fixed up a padded cell and lugged it around.
I locked myself in and nobody knew it.
Only the keeper and the kept in the hoosegow
Knew it--on the streets, in the post office,
On the cars, into the railroad station
Where the caller was calling, "All a-board,
All a-board for . . . Blaa-blaa . . . Blaa-blaa,
Blaa-blaa . . . and all points northwest . . .all a-board."
Here I took along my own hoosegow
And did business with my own thoughts.
Do you see? It must be the aprons of silence.


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Poems About Silence

  1. 1. Aprons Of Silence , Carl Sandburg
  2. 2. Silence , Langston Hughes
  3. 3. Silence , Edgar Lee Masters
  4. 4. Silence , David Herbert Lawrence
  5. 5. Sonnet- Silence , Edgar Allan Poe
  6. 6. Silence , Marianne Moore
  7. 7. Silence , Paul Laurence Dunbar
  8. 8. The Speech Of Silence , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  9. 9. Moonlight Bends Over The Black Silence , Maxwell Bodenheim
  10. 10. Silence , Robert William Service
  11. 11. Silence , Thomas Hood
  12. 12. Silence Is In Our Festal Halls , Thomas Moore
  13. 13. In Imitation Of E. Of Rochester : On Sil.. , Alexander Pope
  14. 14. The Silence Of Love , George William Russell
  15. 15. Golden Silence , Ellis Parker Butler
  16. 16. Ode To Silence , Edna St. Vincent Millay
  17. 17. To A Poet Breaking Silence , Francis Thompson
  18. 18. As I Ponder'D In Silence , Walt Whitman
  19. 19. Silence And Stealth Of Days , Henry Vaughan
  20. 20. The Singing Silences , George William Russell
  21. 21. House Of Silence , Philip Levine
  22. 22. Silence , Sara Teasdale
  23. 23. Silence. A Sonnet , Henry King
  24. 24. The Choir And Music Of Solitude And Sile.. , Delmore Schwartz
  25. 25. Out Of The Silence , George Essex Evans
  26. 26. Silence Again , Helen Hunt Jackson
  27. 27. Silence , Georg Trakl
  28. 28. After Long Silence , William Butler Yeats
  29. 29. Fragment: Apostrophe To Silence , Percy Bysshe Shelley
  30. 30. Silence , Billy Collins
  31. 31. To The Silenced , Georg Trakl
  32. 32. On The Silence Of A Young Lady , George Moses Horton
  33. 33. A Silence , Amy Clampitt
  34. 34. The Ships Are Made Ready In Silence , William Stanley Merwin
  35. 35. Ii. The Quest Of Silence , Christopher John Brennan
  36. 36. Silence Sings , Thomas Sturge Moore
  37. 37. Sweet Silence After Bells , Christopher John Brennan
  38. 38. The Silence Of The Bush , George Gordon McCrae
  39. 39. Silence is all we dread , Emily Dickinson
  40. 40. Silence Raving , Clayton Eshleman
  41. 41. The Silence , Wendell Berry
  42. 42. Humbled And Silenced By Mercy , John Newton
  43. 43. Ghazal: In Silence , Mimi Khalvati
  44. 44. The Three Silences Of Molinos , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  45. 45. Silence , James Whitcomb Riley
  46. 46. The Dictionary of Silence , Debora Greger
  47. 47. The Silence , Philip Schultz
  48. 48. Pythagorean Silence (An Excerpt) , Susan Howe
  49. 49. The Silence , Timothy Liu
  50. 50. I Like You Calm, As If You Were Absent , Pablo Neruda
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