haiku heights – silence

 

used to be my friend

and now silence never shuts up

anxiety in quiet

 

 

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46 thoughts on “haiku heights – silence

  1. free penny press

    I know this scenario.. Well done!

  2. unfetteredbs

    it is 3am, I am up, house is dead silent and my stomach and mind are churning. This haiku is perfect…

  3. find the heart of silence again… and you’ll have some peace; it’ll be a fine friend.

  4. silence never shuts up, i like that.. walk through that noisy silence until it is still.. c

  5. This is really powerful. This is a silence we should be without.

  6. I like how it feels like you yearn for silence…then get it…then its not what you expected…somehow. Nice.

  7. My mother experiences this daily. She used to long for a quiet house when all five of us children created a cacophony. Now the silence is her enemy. I understand, Annie.

  8. true! silence may become depressing at times!

  9. This is very powerful – and so true!

  10. Thought provoking though only 3 lines.

  11. yea I can connect to this feeling very well..silence can become an anxiety really!

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  13. Peace… and love to you.

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