Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,546 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' An Explosion Of Silence - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

Out of the eye socket
of a sheep’s skeleton

an invisible cricket
sang & sang

as if its life
depended on it

and when I took
a step towards it

a twig
snapped

and the silence
was as loud

as an explosion
only without the noise!


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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010



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