Like a plain sheet

It is nestled here

In its perfection

I wake up to it

In the middle of the night

It commands a surge of


Supplies time to think

It’s intent is just to be



An opportunity to be

Just be

Enveloped in this hushed space.

During the March slice of life challenge, I collected many words from slicers, words I have never used in my writing. I vowed to use them frequently and today I have been able to dot some of them around, here in my poem about silence.

7 thoughts on “Silence

  1. Oh, beautiful silence! Your form matches the clarity of this “time to think” and

    “ opportunity to be

    Just be”

    Lovely poetry, Juliette. Today I used the fib poem structure you had introduced to me in March. I cannot thank you enough for the inspiration.

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  2. Silence nestled in perfection – beautiful! I love how you are using the words you collected. This is a great lesson for our students too – ways to go back and use your notebook!

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