Top 100 Poems About: SILENCE

In this page, poems on / about “silence” are listed.
  • 1.
    Sonnet- Silence

    There are some qualities- some incorporate things,
    That have a double life, which thus is made
    A type of that twin entity which springs
    From matter and light, evinced in solid and shade. read more »

    Edgar Allan Poe
  • 2.

    I have known the silence of the stars and of the sea,
    And the silence of the city when it pauses,
    And the silence of a man and a maid,
    And the silence of the sick read more »

    Edgar Lee Masters
  • 3.
    After Long Silence

    Speech after long silence; it is right,
    All other lovers being estranged or dead,
    Unfriendly lamplight hid under its shade,
    The curtains drawn upon unfriendly night, read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 4.

    My father used to say,
    "Superior people never make long visits,
    have to be shown Longfellow's grave
    nor the glass flowers at Harvard. read more »

    Marianne Moore
  • 5.
    Aprons Of Silence

    Many things I might have said today.
    And I kept my mouth shut.
    So many times I was asked
    To come and say the same things read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 6.
    Silence Is...

    Silence is an absence read more »

    Kyle.J Carruthers
  • 7.
    As I Ponder'D In Silence

    AS I ponder'd in silence,
    Returning upon my poems, considering, lingering long,
    A Phantom arose before me, with distrustful aspect, read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 8.
    Ode To Silence

    Aye, but she?
    Your other sister and my other soul
    Grave Silence, lovelier
    Than the three loveliest maidens, what of her? read more »

    Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • 9.
    The Choir And Music Of Solitude And Silence

    Silence is a great blue bell
    Swinging and ringing, tinkling and singing,
    In measure's pleasure, and in the supple symmetry
    of the soaring of the immense intense wings read more »

    Delmore Schwartz
  • 10.


    There is a silence where hath been no sound, read more »

    Thomas Hood
  • 11.

    (To Eleonora Duse)

    We are anhungered after solitude,
    Deep stillness pure of any speech or sound, read more »

    Sara Teasdale
  • 12.
    To A Poet Breaking Silence

    Too wearily had we and song
    Been left to look and left to long,
    Yea, song and we to long and look,
    Since thine acquainted feet forsook read more »

    Francis Thompson
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