Sunday, November 13, 2011

Three for Self

Comets & Meteor Showers, Unknown Photographer


At dusk,
a prayer…

let me go on forever
like earth and sky,
a calm and endless breath
of dust and air.

let me glow
like an untouchable element,
brave, and strong,
and filled with force.


At night,
a vision…

in sleep, i turn,
and my eyes open
to find the stars awakened,
glowing, brilliant and silent,

stalking my eternity,
leaving me mottled
with silver pinpricks
where their tips met my flesh.


At dawn,
a spell…

in this hour,
in this sanctuary,
when the brightening air
is as silent as stars at midnight,

i am a tree,
i am a branch,
i am a hundred thousand
leaves of green and gold.

13 comments:

  1. such profound and beautiful poem, my dearest!
    great rhythm, too.

    i love it.
    your stunning poetry is a light in the sky
    ...is the warmth of the sun i feel.

    another exceptional piece!

    big hugs my BBFF!
    (best blogging friend forever)
    betty

    p.s. always grateful for your wonderful comments on my blog. x

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  2. Oh my dear Nevine, you have once again reached into the depths of life, individual and passionate life, and wrestled from it a gift for us. Thank you.

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  3. Oh! Que dire! C'est si beau et ça coule comme une eau de source pure!
    Merci, ma belle amie, pour ce merveilleux poème que j'ai adoré;o)

    ***
    Big BIZZZOUZZZZ et belle soirée****

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  4. There was a fragility about this that was beautiful... Take care of it, always :)

    Cheers,
    Arnab Majumdar
    ScribbleFest.com

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  5. How do you do it? It's a rhetorical question. Don't tell me how you do it. Just keep doing it. And you know what? May I accept this beautiful, deeply lyrical poem as a birthday present in advance, please?

    Many thanks. By the way, re my guest list for my dream party? You and your husband would definitely be invited.

    Greetings from London.

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  6. Your poems go shooting across the cyber space, like the comets here... drawing eyes to them in fascination from across the universe.

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  7. wow.. this was spell binding. Loved it! :)

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  8. Hi Nevine! I love this poem. The last stanza is especially amazing...

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  9. Stalking my eternity....
    This poem is at once soothing and painful.
    I love it.
    Thank you.

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  10. phrases of phases - beautifully poignant, nevine - and yes, we are, each of us, a hundred thousand leaves of green and gold - so wonderful to come by and find such treasures here - thank you, dear lady!

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  11. Almost instinctively I said to myself: "Three Cheers." And the three cheers is for the wonderful verse by the queen of words! And, I also thought "Three for Joy," - the phrase we say when we see three full black crows (jungle crows).
    I wonder why you left the mid-day. Maybe not a lovely time for anything but a siesta.

    And being one, we are all and being all we are one.

    Joy always,
    Susan

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  12. Coucou Nevine;o)
    Je suis venue lire tes belles pensées dans TNL et te souhaiter une merveilleuse fin de semaine!
    J'ai beaucoup aimé celle du 14 nov. et ça m'a fait rêver:o)

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    Big BISOUS, mon amie * et à tout bientôt****

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