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Orpheus (standard:poetry, 83 words)
Author: kendall thomas Added: Mar 01 2006Views/Reads: 1857/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Silence is the most beautiful note.
 



“The last book 

will contain nothing 

but blank pages.” 

. 

Pale Orpheus, 

where is your lyre? 

Why aren't you singing? 

What has happened 

to stop the flow 

of your beautiful words? 

. 

Ah, such words, such music. 

A tongue of gold, 

and, yet, now silent. 

. 

Orpheus: 

. 

The universe ends 

on the most beautiful note; 

and that note is silence. 

. 

And words, 

no matter how beautifully sung, 

become dust in the mouths 

of singers. 

. 

Time has turned us to stone. 


   


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