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The senses



The things we take for granted
The senses that God has granted
without exceptions to all humans
Those who lost them value their importance

We have two eyes to see and behold
and two arms to touch and hold

We have two ears to listen more
and one mouth to talk less
and I'm still counting...
Aren't we truly blessed

Inhale and exhale
Breathe the life you were granted
Taste every sensation
Never take it for granted.
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Submitted on February 21, 2017

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لم يعرفوني في الظلال التي تمتص لوني في جواز السفر.......وكان جرحي عندهم معرضا لسائح يعشق جمع الصور......لم يعرفوني..آه لا تتركي كفي بلا شمس.......لأن الشجر يعرفني؛ تعرفني كل اغاني المطر.......لا تتركيني شاحبا كالقمر! ......عار من الاسم من الانتماء في تربة ربيتها باليدين......ايوب صاح اليوم ملء السماء لا تجعلوني عبرة مرتين!........يا سادتي يا سادتي الانبياء لا تسألوا الاشجار عن اسمها لا تسألوا الوديان عن امها......من جبهتي ينشق سيف الضياء ومن يدي ينبع ماء النهر.........كل قلوب الناس جنسيتي.......فلتسقطوا عني جواز السفر. more…

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