Poem of the Week: Font of Silence

I mostly post my poetry first on Instagram, (unless it is a patron-exclusive poem). Then, each Sunday here on the blog, I post the poem that has got the most Insta likes.

If you’re on Instagram, let’s follow each other. You’ll find my account Orna Ross.poetry here.

The poems are inspired by photographs, sometimes taken by me, sometimes by others.

My most popular poem on Instagram this week was “Font of Silence”.

And now for this week’s poem:

Font of Silence

The truest words
flow from deep silence.
From well of quiet
springs font of truth.

Though blood may rage
and brain may clamor
and body blare
from head to root,
the deepest pulses
throb in whispers.
The still observing
soul stays mute.

I wish you all
the grace of silence
the ease of letting
quiet soothe.
And only words
that own their silence.
Wells of quiet.
Fonts of truth.

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