30 July 2009

Silent Dissent

Between-Silence-and-Voice

Wasn’t what was said
that really mattered
more the madness
of excited words
in rhetoric of
sequencing

Silence in
between was
eloquent and clear
words that sprang
to mind implied but
deafening

Each utterance
embedded fear where
stillness kept the peace
too much to lose
to free this toll of
reckoning
© 13 June 2009, I. D. Carswell