Amidst cumulus clouds of silence 

words lay writhing in the throes of death

-unable to breathe… hence lying still


These are the moments I dread the most

When words die on my lips

and silence thunders to the fore


deafening all ears with its roar

©Vivian Zems

Tonight at dVerse we write about the kind of silence communicating more than words. Our host: Dwight Roth