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Between Two Moments

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Between Two Moments

When passion roars 

in our bosoms 

for mounting on horseback 

that breaks through fortresses

or mounting a cloud

to plant in its whiteness

the banners of madness

or ascending a star

to break in its space 

the barriers of silence 

it’s alright to search for a myth 

in whose folds we tuck  

a few details that

make known our presence

that they may 

give a couple of sparks  

or light up a couple of candles 

or add a couple of sentences

to the lines of our life, confined 

between two moments of the spirit’s manifestations  

the moment of its rise 

in a dumbfounded embryonic lump 

and the moment of its convulsion 

in a conquered heartbeat.

(Translated from Arabic)

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  1. Date: 3/17/2014 5:14:00 PM

    Nizar, Congratulations, I'm scoping and enjoying the new featured poems for this week. :) It was nice to see your poem on the poetry soups, home page. Have a fun week. Always & Forever *LINDA

  1. Date: 3/17/2014 1:52:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week. Enjoyed the awesome write, nizar

    Sartawi Avatar Nizar Sartawi Date: 3/17/2014 2:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    That is great! Thank you so much Dr Ram.
  1. Date: 3/16/2014 8:12:00 PM

    thats really good enjoyed the write

    Sartawi Avatar Nizar Sartawi Date: 3/17/2014 2:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    That's encouraging. Thank you Chris for dropping in.
  1. Date: 3/16/2014 3:57:00 AM

    thanks Gerald

  1. Date: 12/7/2013 4:40:00 AM

    Very deep!