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Dust and Fire

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Dust and Fire

Standing naked …

above silent buildings ,silent with a smile …
riding soft and smooth rhythm(non usually played in his time)
behind him stands the well-famous small stormy desk ,
deep bottomless bed, pair of shoes, briefcase and a clock on top .

Deception, ignorance, duty and doom filling room,
In everything and in nowhere, in cement and bricks,
Making walls, streets, cars, wires; dressing in grey and bathed in dust
Fed by sweat and blood, from dawn till dusk …

Standing naked …

Filling oneself, dressing one's skin  …
Caressed with saline breeze of distant sea …
arrived at that timeless moment, did not ask in
drawing on dust shapes of you and me

Under the blue breeze I set a fire
none would stop the flame's desire
to break free, to born as  new
Humans aren't made of dust,rather,
of fire. Demons too

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  1. Date: 11/7/2012 3:50:00 PM
    great write Khedher,love the fire in you,but I have a friend I would like to introduce you to,Khedher shake hand with God,He will help to get rid of em' demons lol,enjoyed this piece very much

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 7:55:00 AM
    no time now but i am adding this to my favs to study latter, thanks

    mouwahed Avatar khedher mouwahed
    Date: 11/2/2012 12:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Be my guest :)
  1. Date: 10/26/2012 6:55:00 PM
    So creative, we always crave freedom in our own way, we need to get out of all the social restraints that cripple us. Life is all about misery and happiness, pain and love but after all we control our destiny by our choices! love you poem! keep it up

    mouwahed Avatar khedher mouwahed
    Date: 11/1/2012 7:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Life is all about misery and happiness = I love we control our destiny by our choices. you got what I mean through the poem : thank you :)
  1. Date: 10/22/2012 1:28:00 PM
    Yes, sometimes a person is demon possessed..Enjoyed reading your very creatively expressed work..I am glad that I chose this one to read today...Sara

    mouwahed Avatar khedher mouwahed
    Date: 10/22/2012 1:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thnx sara! I really appreciate it ! revolution can be demonic = absurdity in the end of the poem