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Silence In The Night (poem)

Updated on July 10, 2013

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Silence in the night

Whose bitterness

Encompasses the glory of the stars

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What do you search for

What do you yearn for

What need will feed your appetite

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Surely not here

With a soul and his memories

Waiting to join them again

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Surely not here

In the hallways of happiness

Ever so vast

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Surely not here

On the golden sunset

Of dreams yet to be

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Sitting there lonely

In now empty room

All that remains

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There is no reason to smile

There is no hope for laughter

And yet he does

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Maybe that is what you’re after

Maybe this is what you seek

Maybe never had to happen

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Emptiness forgotten

Silence now is your form

The answer to life without cause

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Emptiness forgotten

Can’t you leave this one alone

Whose life you never knew

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Emptiness forgotten

Seeks too late a heart

As the light goes out

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    • Minnetonka Twin profile image

      Linda Rogers 

      3 months ago from Minnesota

      Beautifully written, beautifully painful. Read this 4 years ago & enjoyed reading it again.

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      Shannon Henry 

      3 months ago from Texas

      Quite a feeling of loneliness this seems to portray to me. I need to read more of your poems. Been too long since I have!

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      AT Abueva 

      5 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      Nice! It makes me remember "Sound of Silence" which I consider to be my song of solitude and isolation.

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      Victor W. Kwok 

      5 years ago from Hawaii

      An amazing way to describe facing reality.

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      Deb Hirt 

      5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Cold reality is sometimes truer than a world of rosy dreams. Your different styles are all so believable and easy to imagine.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I dearly loved this Martin. You have so many poetic styles. It is a pleasure to read each one. Thank you...

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      I do love the new style here for this truly sad poem, as there are so many who put on those smiles when they have lost all hope and their dreams are dashed. Be maybe they put on the smiles, as truly way deep down, they have not lost all hope!

      Very dramatic and beautiful music here, which is perfect with your expressive words here.

      Sorry, I am so late in commenting, I missed last night and now catching up to read.

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Linda Rogers 

      5 years ago from Minnesota

      What a great poem Martin. I read it as I listened to the great music video. The photo is a perfect fit for this sad poem.

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      kidscrafts 

      5 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

      Beautiful poem! I love your choice of music!

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      Sunny River 

      5 years ago from A Place Without A Name which resides somewhere between Fantasy and Belief, just north of Reality

      What a lovely piece, Mhatter. Very touching. It made me a bit sad, but a beautiful read. :)

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Martin you always find the best videos. this was so beautiful and your poem is the best.. you always can grab my heart or make me laugh thank you martin for being so wonderful blessings my dear

      Debbie

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      Cat 

      5 years ago from New York

      I truly understand this Martin. Thank you

      Cat

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      5 years ago from Central Florida

      This is a different style for you, Martin. I like it!

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