Silence | Teen Ink


February 3, 2010
By StandardToaster PLATINUM, Pasadena, California
StandardToaster PLATINUM, Pasadena, California
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Favorite Quote:
I don't suffer from insanity; I enjoy ever minute of it."

The silence scares me because it reveals the truth
It weighs a thousand pounds and makes everyone feel uncouth
The blood pulsing in my ear is the only sound I hear
Except for the crickets chirping near
The silence tells so much
Like who your allies are and such
But if you can help it, silence should be filled with talking
Because there's nothing as painful as its deathly quiet mocking

The author's comments:
I never want to be the one who has to sit there in the silence while everyone is waiting for me to say something or explain what just happened. awkward moments are never fun.

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Lexie96 GOLD said...
on Nov. 5 2011 at 4:57 pm
Lexie96 GOLD, Havana, Illinois
11 articles 0 photos 378 comments

Favorite Quote:
Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge, oh don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everbody needs you. - The Killers

I like it, and you are right, awkward moments of silence are the worst. Good poem and it was gripping, too.

Check out my stuff sometime?

_AMZ_ BRONZE said...
on Aug. 13 2010 at 6:52 pm
_AMZ_ BRONZE, Hemet, California
1 article 13 photos 269 comments

Favorite Quote:
"life is like a box of never know what you're going to get"

piercing! That's what I would say to describe this...your words and imagery are impactful...I guess that is another word I would use too, even though I do not think it is an actual word lol

Kalicat said...
on Jul. 1 2010 at 8:39 pm
Kalicat, Ulysses, Kansas
0 articles 6 photos 40 comments

Favorite Quote:
Sing like no one's listening. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like no one's going to put it on YouTube.

short and to the point, yet deep... very well done :)

on Jun. 20 2010 at 9:48 pm
ShenelleCrystal SILVER, M, New York
7 articles 0 photos 186 comments

Favorite Quote:
Laugh your heart out dance in the rain cherish the memories ignore the pain love + learn forget and forgive because remember you only have [one life to live] ♥

this is pretty good ? short but so true =)

please come check out my work :)

on May. 30 2010 at 1:20 pm
sarabellum93 GOLD, San Diego, California
14 articles 0 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality."
~Edgar A. Poe

Really good. I love how its short, yet so deep =)

on Mar. 1 2010 at 6:18 pm
hyperactivemayfly PLATINUM, Arlington Heights, Illinois
29 articles 0 photos 36 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Un ange frappe a ma porte
Est-ce que je le laisse entrer
Ce n'est pas toujours ma faute
Si les choses sont cassées
Le diable frappe a ma porte
Il demande a me parler
Il y a en moi toujours l'autre
Attiré par le danger"

Oh my god! That was awesome!! I totally understand! Except I always ruin awkward silences by laughing because I remembered something funny... ;]