A Silence

Poem By Ruth Walters

You admonished me with your silence,
it filled the room like the eye of the storm.

I waited seven days for the rain to fall
but by the time the first dropp hit my face
I'd grown accustomed to the tension
and licked my lips, defiant.

I bit down hard and swallowed blood.
You begged to speak,
but silence you bestowed on me
and I returned the gift, real sweet.

Comments about A Silence

Steel and velvet colliding in a world of blood flowing revenge. Well done my friend.
Stylish and tension filled, violent and steadfastly resilliant.
I love this as it is like a snippet from a novel woven into poetic elegance. Very well done!


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