Romeo Della Valle

Rookie - 337 Points (Ageless / Dominican Republic)

A Naked Language - Poem by Romeo Della Valle

The heart is deceived by a muted tongue
That is bound by captivity...
A feeble voice- Uncertain wrong
Is divested of word's gravity...

Let my silence be stripped of a story,
A naked language barely heard,
Below the surface a deeper need
Damns the mind which bridges no word...

I told of nothing at all when I called,
So imprisoned was I by fear
That if I saw an open door
I would not trust it not to disappear...

The walls around have been tightly closing,
Pressing out the air from my lungs
Trapping myself within a building
Slowly vanishing from the horizon...


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Comments about A Naked Language by Romeo Della Valle

  • Mantu Mahakul (5/9/2017 7:25:00 PM)


    An amazing naked language is barely heard from heart's beat. A muted tongue observes the captivity. Slowly vanishing from the horizon pressed air gives here breath. This is really very interesting sharing. An amazing poem this is. Congratulations! ..10 (Report) Reply

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  • Pranab K Chakraborty (5/9/2017 10:49:00 AM)


    The silence and solitude illustrated with a balanced way to imagine the language of subconscious. Nice catch. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • (5/9/2017 6:43:00 AM)


    Out of the imprisonment of fear surfaced this elegant and profound poem. Congratulations on Poem Of The Day! (Report) Reply

  • Muzahidul Reza (5/9/2017 4:00:00 AM)


    The heart is deceived by a muted tongue, Excelent (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A (5/9/2017 3:30:00 AM)


    Heart is hard pressed for want of words to say in a naked and open way! It is human experience in life sure, my friend! congratulations for your Poem of the Day! (Report) Reply

  • Tom Allport (5/9/2017 2:57:00 AM)


    a powerful write of feelings felt when in fear? ...........well written. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (5/9/2017 1:57:00 AM)


    A muted tongue! ! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (5/9/2017 1:24:00 AM)


    The helpless men suffocating in a vacuum, speaking where there is no medium to transform there speech in sound waves that can propagate. A perfect selection as members poem of the day, congrats. (Report) Reply

  • Bernard F. Asuncion (5/9/2017 12:51:00 AM)


    Word's gravity.... congrats on being picked... a highest 10+++++++ (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (5/9/2017 12:43:00 AM)


    A thought provoking poem. We are living blind to life's happenings. (Report) Reply

  • Vanessa Hughes (6/21/2011 11:39:00 PM)


    Great thought provoking poem. So often we're frightened of saying what we feel for fear of rejection. I really enjoyed reading and thinking about your words, thank you x (Report) Reply

  • (5/3/2011 10:21:00 PM)


    hats off! sir, sometimes you create poems on the unthinkables-communication problem (Report) Reply

  • (5/2/2011 11:15:00 AM)


    great, I love the words u chose to express your feelings, (Report) Reply

  • (5/1/2011 10:59:00 PM)


    You've captured the frustrations of communication and yet we continue to write...we're so lucky to have poetry, however imperfect... (Report) Reply

  • Louis Rams (5/1/2011 1:45:00 PM)


    a heart that will not speak, will wither and die, and the only ones that will know of this love will be you and i.

    a powerful write my brother!
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  • Louis Rams (5/1/2011 1:40:00 PM)


    a heart that is afraid to speak will wither and die
    and the only thing left will be you and i, to speak of a love gone by.

    very strong write my brother!
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  • Miroslava Odalovic (5/1/2011 1:37:00 PM)


    Word's gravity seems to be pulling even below the surface of the ground. Excellent expression and an excellent poem. (Report) Reply

  • (4/30/2011 6:04:00 AM)


    My dear friend, you are a great poet. The poem is very touchy. The sentiments are very poignant.
    Your description is very effective.
    Loved to read.
    Thanks for sharing.....
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 30, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 30, 2012


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