Ralph J. Silverman

(San Francisco, California)

The Many Faces Of Noise - Poem by Ralph J. Silverman

Noise can be like a flower
Fragrant and admired
Noise can be like a weed
Discordant, unwanted

Noise can be friendly
Shouts of derision
Noise could be crude comedy
Unappreciated, raucous, slapstick

Noise can be a community comfortable
With questions, seeking answers
Noise could be a community content
With hyperbole and the hypothetical

Noise can be people with fantasy dreams
Seeking the gilded lily or the shiny halo
Noise could be a flock of migrating birds
Praising God for the lake, stream or the forest

Noise can be like a flower
Fragrant and admired

Comments about The Many Faces Of Noise by Ralph J. Silverman

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: flower, people, god, dream

Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]