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I write what I feel…

Silence is…



A warm blanket on a cold winter’s night

Before being torn just before dawn

By the loud cries of Africa’s birds

Hadedas, wild geese and louries

Taking off to circle the skies

Waiting, anticipating the sunrise


©Denise G Allen, 19 July 2013 07:48

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people! I am back after a break. Thanks for still being here, if you are! Missed you! xxx

20 thoughts on “Silence is…

  1. Nice!! 🙂


  2. What wonderful sounding birds you have down there, Denise.
    We get blackbirds and thrushes here.
    Thank you


  3. A rude (or at least not very polite) awakening. 😉


  4. I hear the rushing of the river outside my window with an occasional duck muttering under his feathers. I try to imagine the sounds of your birds there..


  5. I know just what you mean, although dawn calls differently here where I live…


  6. Our birds they are a rowdy lot
    Which sleeping in encourage not! 🙂


  7. Lovely writing, adee. 🙂


  8. Thank you so much for all your support, AD. 🙂


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