Top 100 Poems About: SILENCE

In this page, poems on / about “silence” are listed.
  • 1.
    Aprons Of Silence

    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 read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 2.

    I catch the pattern
    Of your silence
    Before you speak read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 3.

    I have known the silence of the stars and of the sea,
    And the silence of the city when it pauses,
    And the silence of a man and a maid,
    And the silence of the sick read more »

    Edgar Lee Masters
  • 4.

    Since I lost you I am silence-haunted,
    Sounds wave their little wings
    A moment, then in weariness settle
    On the flood that soundless swings. read more »

    David Herbert Lawrence
  • 5.
    Sonnet- Silence

    There are some qualities- some incorporate things,
    That have a double life, which thus is made
    A type of that twin entity which springs
    From matter and light, evinced in solid and shade. read more »

    Edgar Allan Poe
  • 6.

    My father used to say,
    "Superior people never make long visits,
    have to be shown Longfellow's grave
    nor the glass flowers at Harvard. read more »

    Marianne Moore
  • 7.

    'T is better to sit here beside the sea,
    Here on the spray-kissed beach,
    In silence, that between such friends as we read more »

    Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • 8.
    The Speech Of Silence

    The solemn Sea of Silence lies between us;
    I know thou livest, and them lovest me,
    And yet I wish some white ship would come sailing read more »

    Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • 9.
    Moonlight Bends Over The Black Silence

    Moonlight bends over the black silence,
    Making it bloom to wild-flowers of sound
    That only green things can hear. read more »

    Maxwell Bodenheim
  • 10.

    When I was cub reporter I
    Would interview the Great,
    And sometimes they would make reply,
    And sometimes hesitate; read more »

    Robert William Service
  • 11.


    There is a silence where hath been no sound, read more »

    Thomas Hood
  • 12.
    Silence Is In Our Festal Halls

    Silence is in our festal halls --
    Sweet son of song! thy course is o'er;
    In vain on thee sad Erin calls,
    Her minstrel's voice responds no more; -- read more »

    Thomas Moore
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