Jessel Jane Tevar Toring

*silent Confession - Poem by Jessel Jane Tevar Toring

The hands that write what lips would dare not say
and eyes that mock what mind would dare to play
of nights lost in the deepest thoughts of him
that dares to say the holiest name of names.
Yet in his chamber near to mine...
I hear what ears would dare not hear -
those sounds which canst my conscience bear
for sins flown by the air.
My soul had wished to clasp the sinner from the sin
to forsake the sneer mockeries of evil I had seen
in my deepest thoughts of him,
that dares to say the holiest name of names.
I cease to recall the priest's chamber near to mine
and tried so hard to let my hands betray
to write what lips would dare not say.

Topic(s) of this poem: mystery, religious, secret, secrets

Comments about *silent Confession by Jessel Jane Tevar Toring

  • (12/27/2008 8:40:00 PM)

    i love the rhime and i love the poem in general its like a deep meaningful song. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/18/2008 12:54:00 AM)

    a write softly touching the reader mind...your 'silent' confession is talking sincere, loud and clear, Jane..the opening lines, i liked most...truthful words...10 (Report) Reply

  • (12/18/2008 12:14:00 AM)

    very nice expressions expressed in your poem. take care. (Report) Reply

  • Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (12/17/2008 9:15:00 PM)

    Your silence is golden! ! Great writes Jane. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, March 31, 2017

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