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Weaving a poem

Poets take hold of one thread,
Ponder it , turn it over to question 
its strength.

They brush it against the 
azure face of the sky, dip it in the 
warmth of the sun,
teach it the language of water
and the whispers of wind…

They wrap it around the crystal 
droplets of rain falling on a 
ravenous narcissi.
Then wait with the faith of hermits
 for the breath of the night to blow 
about disoriented threads
out of the silver aura of the 
moonlight and the intermingled 
zephyr of the seasons.

Dangling them from the gold-dripping 
edges of stars, they weave them 
into a galaxy of feelings mixed 
with the wildness of life

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  1. Date: 8/2/2011 8:36:00 PM

    I congratulate you, Shams on your poem winning the first round. I like your poem and its theme. I wish you success in the finals. -Mohammad

  1. Date: 8/2/2011 9:39:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one in the PoetrySoup International Poetry contest Shams. I wish you the best in the final round. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/2/2011 3:35:00 AM

    Superb writing, Shams. Just Beautiful! Congratulations on making it through the first round and best wishes on making it to the Finals. Lainie

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 6:11:00 AM

    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Shams. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 11:46:00 AM

    This is beautiful! Thank you

  1. Date: 4/3/2011 5:28:00 PM

    This one is really etheral and soaring. I liked it, especially the last half. Thanks, Gerard

  1. Date: 3/16/2011 1:53:00 AM

    enjoyed this wonderful creation. Harry