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Iolanda Scripca is a published poet, photographer, journalist,  and translator who lived in Eastern Europe for the first twenty four years of her life, in a loving family. Her mom was a teacher, a high school principal, and a cultural promoter. Her dad was a published novelist, poet and TV producer. An unforgettable moment was her collaboration with her Dad in the translation and adaptation of a children's book by the Bulgarian author Leda Mileva. She is a graduate of Foreign Languages and Literatures from the University of Bucuresti/Romania. Nowadays she enjoys Southern California and possesses a CA Teaching Credential from Chapman University. Ms. Scripca publishes in several Romanian-American Newspapers both in Romanian and English. "Lava Of My Soul" is her recently released collection of poems and essays which is available on her site:

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MOJAVE DESERT INSPIRATION


Blog Posted:4/16/2013 6:09:00 PM

Photo: Desert in CA
Deserted Train of...Thought
by: iolanda
scripca

A train siren screams in the desert
Impoverished by strangers'
intentions on board
Desert winds howl at a fictitious moon
As my door is
rattling with ghosts without names

I jump into the passing train with my
restless mind
What if I can't grab the handles and fall into the
Abyss?
... Coyotes will devour my heart;
its
heaviness will become theirs for Life...

Perhaps that's why they travel
in Packs - to ease the pain
of lonely heart punctured by their canines
I
see myself at the foggy window of a passing train
"Take me with ME !!! "
I
cry as my train disappears in the water-sky of a Mirage...

copyright@iolandascripca2013


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  1. Date: 4/17/2013 9:36:00 AM
    Love the poem, Iolanda! ...and the picture!

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  1. Date: 4/16/2013 8:43:00 PM
    I am happy you, Carrie, understand and experienced the same wonders wandering south....into the mirage...Love, iolanda

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  1. Date: 4/16/2013 6:47:00 PM
    Such an introspection of dialogue one has within oneself......when crossing the barren desert while traveling. What a wonderful poem Iolanda. I have crossed that same desert many many times, heading south and cutting off at the "grapevine"...with the radio playing softly, and nothing but desert to give me company....plenty of time to weigh my thoughts....in a water-sky of a mirage.......(just as you said so beautifully

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