-x- Sounds Of Silence -x-

Maxine Smith


When silence becomes loud 


Clarity becomes doubt 


With people, feel alone 


You don’t want them to go


The silence is too loud 

  • Author: Miss M S Smith (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: November 5th, 2018 12:25
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 48
  • Users favorite of this poem: Laura🌻, Lorna, Nemo.


  • Fay Slimm.

    A true state of loneliness is felt from the read of these poignant words Maxine - - silence though at times golden can be very loud to those feeling lonely. An engaging read.

    • Maxine Smith

      Thank you so much Fay, I’m learning how to enjoy the silence and be at peace with it.

    • orchidee

      A fine write Maxine. Yet true, as in really silent places it can seem 'loud' and hurt our ears.
      I wrote a silent poem. No words in it, mind you. I wondered why no one read it. Hmm, strange that! heehee.

      • Maxine Smith

        Haha that’s brilliant, thank you so much Orchidee, glad you liked.

        • orchidee

          Or that bit of 'music' - 4 mins 33 seconds of silence?!

        • Michael Edwards

          Deep read or a play with words - whatever it's a darn good read Maxine

          • Maxine Smith

            Aw thank you Michael, appreciate your lovely words.

          • Laura🌻


            To quote a brilliant poet,
            “I understand the silent moments,
            the inner freedom to roam”

            I’m glad you’re learning to ‘enjoy the silence and be at peace with it’!

            Hugs 🤗

            • Maxine Smith

              Thank you so much hunny, always lovely to read your kind feedback, makes such a difference having someone appreciate your writing.

            • Goldfinch60

              So very true, silence can be so loud but so important to our continued well-being.

              • Maxine Smith

                Thank you for reading Gold,

              • Lorna

                Wonderful Maxine - and lonely.........

                • Maxine Smith

                  Thank you hunny, was having a down day, as we all do, I decided to write about it this time.

                • Netashi

                  I favor being alone but at times i do get tired of it, this poem does help describe what happens when people do get more then tired of being alone. Great write keep it up.

                  • Maxine Smith

                    Thank you for stopping by, and for your lovely words hun.

                  • Sam Cork

                    Very deep and very good. Silence can be deafening at times x

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