This poem is extraordinarily brilliant, Cheron. You have said so much about human emotion in a minimal number of lines. It blew me away.
Oh yes.. the worst tears are dry as sand.. the worst sorrow is silent and has to be endured in loneliness..
Wow. Agree with Ms. Clark. This poem brilliantly describes a very deep pain, not histrionic, deeper than expression, and your attention to the silence that carries it =--your description of it is so well done. Great job, Cheron. k.
The silence is deafening. This blew me away! (An old American expression meaning I really liked it).
ooohh. What a wonderful twist! Really quite profound.
You understand much if you understand this place of deep hurt that silences us.
How effective, the idea that you can hear someone "not crying", knowing that is when the pain is the worst. An awesome write.
Fabulous! Fabulous! Fabulous! You take a common experience, use very few words and create deep meaning. So very well done.
Powerful. When the hurt is so deep that the body has no way to express it... And outsiders can't make sense of it, but they know it's there. Powerful, indeed!
This poem hit me hard and took away my breath! Your writing is brilliant! You say so much with so few words. I sincerely hope that you will continue writing poetry, as you definitely have a real talent!
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