Jacques du Lumerie


You Who Was Born Silent... - Poem by Jacques du Lumerie

You who was born silent
Spoke but once in a thousand years,
Saying that you were sorry
To crack the quiet reflections of the day.

Your silence is a gift
In a world of so many words.
They will not understand you
For your silence.

Your ears are for the stream,
For the wind;
For the people of snowflakes.


You only communicate
With a smile.


I know you have not forgotten
Those times we shared
Before they began to kill us
For being silent.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 14, 2004

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 17, 2010


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