Damn, Jam! Whatta reply....
may I add:
silence contains the thought
that urges the word to release
its message to ears longing
to bath in the beauty of sound
is it not the sound which is
the echo of the experience
and not merely syllabic words
in and of themselves desperately
suggesting that which the mind
has projected upon the self?
to transcend the limitations
of the word we must integrate
the emotional reception of that
which we necessitate to be said
but realizing that truth is
that which is found in the silence
that lies in between the words.
When we cannot fully speak the truth
we substitute the discovered joy
with words that have come to be called: