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poème pour samiya

poème pour samiya
(poem for samiya)

"procurer moi une tente bédouine"
s'écria samiya
tandis que j'ai passé en revue ses peintures abstraites;
des bébés à Beyrouth et à Sakhnin

parce que ses douleurs étaient un drap de lit
et le plaisir de la poésie
j'écris pour samiya: ses fragments brisés ...
sculpté dans les bâtiments

o! clair de lune, o! adorateurs de la lumière
poésie pour le calme
o! lit de cactus, de la poésie pour votre désir
et un poème pour votre calme!

dans l'épaisseur de la tombée de la nuit
dévoilé le mystère de l'être
une goutte d'huile,
au cœur de la plaine ...


poème pour samiya
(poem for samiya)

"procure me a bedouin tent",
exclaimed samiya
while i reviewed her abstract paintings;
of babies in beirut and sakhnin.

because her sorrows was a bedsheet
and some poetry's delight
i write for samiya: her broken fragments...
carved within buildings

o! moonlight, o! worshipers of the light
poetry for your calm
o! bed of cactus, poetry for your longing
and a poem for your calm!

in the thick of dusk
unveild the mystery of being
a drop of oil, to the heart of the plain...

©anna laurencio /2014

bedouin--- Bedouin tent are made out of hand spun
and woven goat hair. The tents are very well adapted
to desert life and can be packed up and ready to be moved within ...


poem is part metaphor, part political and sacrosanct allegory,
part imagination of the author salted with the power of art .
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Submitted on August 26, 2014

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Scheme AA bacb dccc efxf dexb AA xacb dgcc gfhf xhb c bxb xx
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 1,461
Words 254
Stanzas 13
Stanza Lengths 2, 4, 4, 4, 4, 2, 4, 4, 4, 3, 1, 3, 2

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