February – Solitude: Silence

This week’s poem is “Silence” in the monthly theme of “Solitude”. Next week’s word is “Quiet”.

Photo credit: Denise Smith “Me time”. Follow Denise on Instagram @deniselifeart or on FB Denise Smith (Photo Album – My Streets) — with Denise Smith.


The head chairs meetings
voices creep
with feedback,
‘not good enough’
they stalk and circle
‘you could have been better’

The heart needs quiet
to connect to pillars of light,
flush out the doubt
and land the truth
you are more than enough
child of light and shade

© Tanya Southey