Elena Sandu


Sound Pollution - Poem by Elena Sandu

We have many moments
that we could call Unique
and Wonderful.
It reminds me of the day's
breaking this winter's silence.
Before 6 am walking on the snow,
I could hear only my steps
until a bird joined..
Then another and another,
and a tree would squeak,
and the wind would sing..
but one 'fancy' speeding car
forced us all
back to Silence.


Comments about Sound Pollution by Elena Sandu

  • (2/22/2019 11:20:00 AM)

    this sucks assss! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

    1 person liked.
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  • Elna Nel (6/8/2012 4:00:00 PM)

    This is truly beautiful. Well done! (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (5/25/2012 8:57:00 AM)

    I hope it was not my Cougar 390. Well written and truthful rendering of our modern life.
    We have drowned out the beautiful sounds of nature. I wonder if the birds sing louder now
    to drown us out.
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  • Valerie Dohren (5/17/2012 3:03:00 PM)

    The magic of nature is so often spoilt by man. Very good write. (Report) Reply

  • (5/16/2012 2:13:00 AM)

    Is civilization boon or curse to nature? It is highly thought provoking and elegantly expressed! Really worth reading such poems which creates awareness to save life and save nature! (Report) Reply

  • (5/13/2012 1:47:00 AM)

    Wow! This is so wonderful, I really admire the way in which you made me form a image, and vision the latter, its nice poem, well written

    The_African_Son
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  • Hans Vr (5/12/2012 8:33:00 AM)

    This is a fantastic poem Elena.
    I like it really very much.
    Sometimes it are the small, small sounds that create the magic
    And yes, then a car and all is gone

    A super 10 for this one
    (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (5/9/2012 6:51:00 AM)

    Elena, every step you had you turn in nice memory the sound...all preserved in poetry...and like to mention very nice poetry...you making a nice one..simple and beautiful_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • (5/8/2012 6:16:00 AM)

    Like the poem Elena, the picture you painted is beautiful. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 3, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, May 4, 2012


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