Daffodil Decarie

Rookie (February 28,1980 / Philippines)

I Sat In Silence - Poem by Daffodil Decarie

It is sad to say
when we don’t have any
words
come out painfully
just like a ballerina
dance
foot clubbed
toes cracked
neath inflamed floors
fruiting
blood of inadequacy

Just like the day
when Generals
used to lay
unbroken necklace
of defenses
so that-
You and I
and the rest of
the community
sleeps tightly
at night,
when we are
protected frugally
from being sorry, of
not having any to say.


Comments about I Sat In Silence by Daffodil Decarie

  • Ivan Donn Carswell (7/10/2007 4:19:00 PM)

    Novel construction and an interesting idea - that we are being protected from our inadequacies and thus ourselves. I too, would sit in contemplative silence pondering that! Rgds, Ivan (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 20, 2011


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