The Only One
I do know the silence
since I talk a lot in silence.
There are many colors in it;
I name each as my siblings.
But I am the only child.
I don’t have anyone to fight
or to accompany.
God says, we are all the same, brothers and sisters.
But he too is lost, and the lonely one.
As I walk with my shadow
I think of his journey.
how he could carry all the burdens.
The road in front becomes foggy.
I just bought a book “The Best American Poetry 2010” and read Billy Collins’ poem: Grave… it talks about silence… I like it very much and wrote the poem: The Only One.
Here is the link of Billy Collins’ poem:Grave :