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Gunpowder

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Below is the poem entitled Gunpowder which was written by poet Željko Sitar. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Gunpowder

Tha frozen flowers are being painted 
by an unknown painter.
The butterflies are looking for gunpowder
in the winter
to burn themselves,
to burn these beautiful frozen flowers.

A Chaotic Circle with the power,
with the guns and gunpowder;
It confines everything except stars.
I want to brake these bars!

Without love our only chance is a miracle.
Can we save the butterflies
from this vicious circle?
Can we change the smell of gunpowder?
Can we change the world?

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  1. Date: 7/24/2012 12:48:00 PM
    hi Zeljko I really hope that with everyone doing a little bit a lot can change, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 4/15/2012 2:48:00 PM
    Congratulations on our poetry being featured this week Zeljko. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/13/2012 9:33:00 PM
    "Without love our only chance is a miracle" Well said. And congratulations on being featured this week, and for an excellent piece. - Chuck

  1. Date: 4/13/2012 5:01:00 PM
    I wish i could change the world... but cannot... but i keep on trying.. Maybe if everybody gave that bit of energy.. maybe then we could make those bits a whole..Great wise message.

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 7:29:00 PM
    Very intense and powerful statements. Welcome to the Soup!

  1. Date: 3/18/2012 1:38:00 AM
    can we? yes if it's a 'we'. wonderful poem Željko and welcome to the soup

  1. Date: 3/15/2012 9:58:00 PM
    This is such an awesome poem! I read it twice!! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 3/14/2012 10:21:00 AM
    Z.S., i like.the image you have here... frozen flower...let's save the butterflies.. paint pictures without that smell... but, no the more we try to change the.world... the more we pull away from that miracle, and fall into that vicious circle call.. survival of the fittest..great poem..pd

    Sitar Avatar Željko Sitar
    Date: 3/14/2012 10:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    This is my first poem on english language! I have a lot on my native-croatian lang. (about 100) and I am so glad that you like this poem.
  1. Date: 3/13/2012 4:39:00 PM
    welcome to soup poetry . Nice poem looking foward to reading more .

    Sitar Avatar Željko Sitar
    Date: 3/13/2012 4:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanx for reading and for welcome!!! :))
  1. Date: 3/13/2012 4:02:00 PM
    Welcome into P-Soup - hope you will write and share alot of poems here.Wery well written this poem, thank you. - oxox love form Norway and Anne-Lise

    Sitar Avatar Željko Sitar
    Date: 3/13/2012 4:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for welcome and beautiful words and I did not expected any comments on that poem so quickly. Love from Croatia and Željko!!!
  1. Date: 3/13/2012 3:56:00 PM
    That appears to be a question without an answer. I have written lots of poetry taken from the Balkan situation, it seems the world cares not one tad more than it cares for East Central Africa. We must work harder.

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    Date: 3/13/2012 4:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for comment I am glad that someone is reading this.