Shirley Hanley

. Silent Scream - Poem by Shirley Hanley

I'm screaming inside...

a silent scream only I can hear.
It's echo bounces off the walls of my mind.

Down the halls of my psyche it careens,
displaying all the forlorn colors of darkness
as it searchs... for my soul.

With outstretched tentacles
it tugs at my being,
drawing me to
it's empty places.

You know...
those places you go
when you are sad
and feeling like the only
grain of sand left on the beach.


Comments about . Silent Scream by Shirley Hanley

  • Vipins Puthooran (1/7/2012 3:45:00 PM)

    very emotional! ! really a great poem! ! (Report) Reply

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  • (2/18/2010 8:44:00 PM)

    Very well done, Shirley.

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  • (1/27/2010 7:48:00 PM)

    I know what you're talking about, a scream only I can hear, in my heart. It's a very visual and emotional poem. Wonderful! (Report) Reply

  • Jesurobo-owie Gift Imafidon (12/21/2009 6:00:00 AM)

    Very emotion, i have been there too.A scream that I alone can hear.I know what you are talking about.nice work! (Report) Reply

  • (12/17/2009 6:36:00 PM)

    In a silent place
    Feeling empty and sad
    I got an e mail from shirley.

    A grain of sand on the beach
    Now out of my reach made me sad
    But the reminder she gave me
    Gave me forgiveness.

    For now I walk the lonely shores of the delaware
    Come spring, summer, winter or fall
    My best friend is awaiting in life, s hall. Hushpup.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 7, 2009

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