Jonathan Drane

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The Art Of Listening - Poem by Jonathan Drane

I knew something of conversation, or so I thought
until I listened to another.
Knew something of the talk, the sounds the chatter,
But to listen and to speak when moments call,
that is far greater.
Of conversations past, I no longer can remember,
Since the day I silent kept- and listened to another,
There opened up a life which had ‘til then
been merely shadow
At first the life it seemed another’s, but when I was caught
and by the mirror
The face had changed, it told me of another.
Since the day I silent kept- and listened to another.


Comments about The Art Of Listening by Jonathan Drane

  • (11/29/2009 4:38:00 AM)


    a truly wonderful poem.
    such a talented poet!
    i am very proud :)
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  • (11/22/2009 2:08:00 AM)


    so many sounds and voices around us-not to mention our owns..An interesting and wellwritten poem Wishing you joy. (Report) Reply

  • (11/21/2009 6:17:00 AM)


    wise advice great write 10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 21, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, February 10, 2014


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