Darkness Hears a Silence

Why Does Silence Accompany Darkness?

Orange setting sun.
Photo by Irina Iriser on Unsplash

Odd how silence is the sound of darkness;
that the two are so entwined
Night rises, filling the sky by
draining the sun
and the world grows mute
Nocturnal hunters,
stealthy and silent, roam until
sun rouses everything —
rushing, chattering —
while the moon and stars argue
for soft contemplation
A vast library where quiet…



Kevin J Fellows
Move Me Poetry

Novelist & Poet. Author of the novel At the End of the World. Creativity Podcaster. More at: kevinjfellows.com