Matthew Holloway

Gold Star - 6,913 Points (10 June 1978 / Cheshire, England)

The Unwritten Silence - Poem by Matthew Holloway

The blankness of the page
Stares back at me tormenting
With the wordless expression
Of an unwritten silence
The uninspired imaginings
Stir a void of nothingness
Denying ink drawn from the pen
Where dreamless ideas fail
The numbness of my thoughts
Search in vain for a muse
A potential line cast aside
Too cliché for a verse
The living edit of a poem
Still requires the first word
Yet nothing but stillness
The empty page before me
Torments in wordless expression
My unwritten silence

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 8, 2011

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 8, 2011

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