Dead Silence

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And not a word was spoken . Please listen to the music - it fits the mood so well .... Open another page and got to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OW95WuqDD8I

Dead Silence

When I woke up this morning ~
Your words were still ringing in my head.
Replaying them from the night before,
I still can't believe the things you said.
 ~
And inside my soul is drowning ~
In the tears of my broken heart.
While you don't even seem to notice,
that our world is crumbling apart.
~
You just proceed on with the day ~
with no apology to mention.
Somehow you don't feel the need to say,
or even glance in my direction.

The silence is so deafening ~
The tension can be cut with a knife.
I just can't believe it's come to this,
I thought we'd be together for life.

And I just can't help but wonder ~
What I've done to deserve such hate?
As I watch the years we've invested,
Evaporate in a single day.
~
Some say that silence is golden ~
Sometimes things are better left unsaid.
But in this case silence is deadly.
Because our love has come to it's end.
~


KjK 020610








 




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Bobbie876 commented on Dead Silence

08-20-2010

you got into my head with this one...i told you the situation and then wrote it....have had this happen...great "hearing" it from your perspective

knight4696

08/23/2010

Bobbie - This was my reality not too long ago .. I wrote this right when it was occurring - so the emotions are real and strong. I since have found the true love of my life here on OP - Nicole is my saviour, without her I truly don't know where I'd be today - if you haven't read her .. visit her pages she is listed under Maleficent and QueenOtheKnight. Thanks again my friend! Much appreciated! :) Ken

commonreactor commented on Dead Silence

03-23-2010

I felt the emotion in this one ... definitely hit close to home as well. Good write, thanks for sharing!

knight4696

03/24/2010

Thanks so much Commonreactor! I wrote this on the day it was actually happening. ut, Love can be so Fckd up - after many yrs it can become just like this - if one lets it. Thanks again, Ken

am2anangel commented on Dead Silence

03-18-2010

ken-excellent and very sad write. your emotions flow strongly in this piece. well done as always.-tonya

knight4696

03/18/2010

Thanks Tonya for your touching comments. Much appreciated! :) Ken

LGDisturb commented on Dead Silence

03-04-2010

great flow. not an original genre of poetry which makes creating such a great piece more difficult. great job, actually gave me chills. TEN!

knight4696

03/04/2010

Thanks LG! I appreciate it! :) I write in many genres .. I do however tend to be darker than most. I have quite a few dark songs aand poems ... such as; a gothic epic called the Damsels Demise, Satana, Unholy Union, to name a few ... Thanks again my friend! :) Ken

WordSlinger commented on Dead Silence

02-16-2010

Do I need to say anymore, ??? WS thank you Ken, loved the tune..

knight4696

02/16/2010

Thanks again Sling! I thought it fit the mood well ... Thanks again, Ken

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