Crescendo Of Silence


How wonderful her life would be

To feel pure love her greatest plea

To feel the warmth, the glow the fire

The welcomed hug we all desire


Watching, waiting, day is long

He listens to the birds sweet song

He wishes he could fly away

And join their freedom on this day


The silence oh crescendo tone

She wants to dance and sing not moan

He wants to walk, to stroll away

Far from this nursing home today


The sad, sad truth we can’t deny

These lonely folks will make us cry

What can I do? Can I be one?

Who won’t forget them;  be their Sun.


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6 Comments Add yours

  1. gc says:

    Good poem Pat. A poignant and thought provoking contribution. Thank you for sharing.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Patricia says:

      Thank you so much Gerry. 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  2. thinkinkadia says:

    A treasure people chose to lose! The giving ageless.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Patricia says:

      We always hope we will never experience this and if we do we hope our friends and family will remember us. Thank you so much for your comments! 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  3. gc says:

    Very welcome Pat.

    Liked by 1 person

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