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Nicaragua

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Nicaragua

Existence of this ageless tomb
another sense given to invoke.
Resurrected from a socialist womb
with a success left to provoke.

Two firey breasted beasts will greet,
few miles across a frontier.
Cloud capped and complete
a glowing moment of fear.

This was a 'land of the not quite right' 
and its claws had a strenghtening grip.
The genius of Dario's write
offers us only a shorten clip.

Isolated by forces within
or controlled by powers from out.
The feel in your heart is akin
to a home, that, I have no doubt.
 
A step back to where we know
yet two steps forward to what we don't.
Where yawning smiles are a flow
and abundant treasures mount.

Future turmoil continues rife
harden hands tells its story.
It's people adapt to their strife,
returning it to a former glory.

Fire remains in the blood:
the music, the dance akin-
nor presume or nor you should,
the passion that lies within.

(Nicaragua, A Beautiful country)(http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7898927.stm)

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  1. Date: 8/29/2012 11:49:00 PM

    Nicaragua is beautiful. the people is also beautiful. rough history of socialism but a bright future if we claim her for God. well done brother. Dio

  1. Date: 7/27/2011 6:55:00 PM

    Congrats Gerald on your dramatic verse being featured. Vince

    PoetrySoup Avatar Team PoetrySoup Date: 7/29/2011 12:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    yes, nice poem.
  1. Date: 7/25/2011 1:41:00 PM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Gerald. Love, Carol

    PoetrySoup Avatar Team PoetrySoup Date: 7/29/2011 12:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You are so nice Carol.
  1. Date: 5/3/2011 1:11:00 PM

    Thought-provoking and poetic. A good write.

  1. Date: 1/11/2011 5:10:00 PM

    I especially like the last stanza..Traits are in the blood..Sara

  1. Date: 12/18/2010 9:37:00 AM

    I enjoyed this, Gerald! People, everywhere, especially from so-called "3rd" world countries are resilient! I believe that man has an indomitable spirit and can adapt to any situation. Love this. Blessings, peace and joy, always, Audrey