Do you hear that sound?
it’s the silence of conscience
 patiently awaiting
 a voice
And what are those other sounds?
the tick-tock of time
the thumping of a million heartbeats
the thrumming of countless pulses
are they a mocking melody
or simply the sounds of time?

©Vivian Zems

Real Toads– “Sarcastic Percussion” and I’m also linking to Poets United

Image by Vive-Le Rock (DeviantArt)