The Whisperers

Nothing frightens

a man firmly ensconced

in false power

more than a whisper.

Volume, shouting,

roaring,

these reside within his comfort zone

of conflict,

but a marvelous whisper,

connected to the unseen river of sound

where many whisperers are called to share

and collaborate,

these are the currents

through which the universe

oh so quietly

swallows the small world

of false power

which goes under

kicking and screaming.

About John Biscello

Originally from Brooklyn, NY, writer, poet, spoken word performer, and playwright, John Biscello now lives in Taos, New Mexico. He is the author of three novels: Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale, Raking the Dust, and Nocturne Variations, and a collection of stories, Freeze Tag. His fiction and poetry has appeared in: Art Times, nthposition, The Wanderlust Review, Ophelia Street, Caper, Polyphony, Dilate, Militant Roger, Chokecherries, Farmhouse, BENT, The 555 Collective, Instigator, Brass Sopaipilla, The Iconoclast, Adobe Walls, Kansas City Voices, and the Tishman Review. His blog--Notes of an Urban Stray--can be read at johnbiscello.blogspot.com. Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale was named Underground Book Reviews 2014 Book of the Year.
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2 Responses to The Whisperers

  1. oh yeah, certainly it does! nice one

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