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Our Silence

 


Our Silence

- John Guzlowski (U.S.A.)

My silence and your silence

speak a language

we learned long ago

in a world where silence

moved the waves

and every sparrow

flew on wings of silence

into our eyes

 

And every word

we learned to speak

is part of a prayer

connecting us

to all the words

spoken by all people

everywhere

ever

 

This silence and these words

invented love

 

Taught us to whisper

Hello

Taught us

To open our eyes

 

Taught us

To enter the woods

And fields

And learn the meaning

Of everything