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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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My Version of Prose Poetry


Blog Posted:5/27/2013 2:20:00 AM
Ashes and I

She's been kicked to the ground in the dust of despair , kicked in the ribs by human hyenas...
When trying to stand up she was stepped on like a cigarette butt
...and Time threw at her the acid of aging in an unexpected attack.
She never complained to the outside of her Soul. Dirt could be hosed down and she never needed ribs anyway:
She was one with the rhythm of Nature in Spring
and knew how to blossom despite desert winds.
We rented a boat out of a Pacific harbor.
I sat next to her for one hour ride.
We whispered and giggled memories of childhood while two whales accompanied us echo-locating our Soul.
"It Was Time!"
The motor went mute as clouds dissipated like a curtain, the Sun - the only stage light - focusing on the monologue of a sad. lonely life.
I picked up the urn, a silver Deja Vu.
My wings started to tremble as I was struggling to open the container. How can you grab and unscrew the lid of your Life wearing feathers from Heaven instead of fingers?
I whispered the Captain to help...
It was time for me to throw myself into the beloved Pacific ocean. It only lasted for a few seconds until I made contact with the tears of the dead. I have never imagined how heavy my ashes were. . I felt nostalgic but, oh, so very light...
We both said: "Farewell" to the lonely captain with blue tears in his eyes ...
he accelerated disturbing the balance , he was mad with the world
but still willing to anchor on Life...


Prose Poetry
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Iolanda Scripca
Photo: Ashes and IShe's been kicked to the ground in the dust of despair , kicked in the ribs by human hyenas...When trying to stand up she was stepped on like a cigarette butt...and Time threw at her the acid of aging in an unexpected attack.She never complained to the outside of her Soul. Dirt could be hosed down and she never needed ribs anyway:She was one with the rhythm of Nature in Springand knew how to blossom despise desert winds.We rented a boat out of a Pacific harbor.I sat next to her for one hour ride.We whispered and giggled memories of childhood while two whales accompanied us echo-locating our Soul.
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  1. Date: 5/28/2013 11:08:00 PM
    Nato, yes, that burial at sea was unforgettable for me...

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  1. Date: 5/28/2013 11:07:00 PM
    Thank you, Rick!

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  1. Date: 5/28/2013 3:55:00 AM
    very emotional. enjoyed reading

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  1. Date: 5/28/2013 3:08:00 AM
    Love the imagery.

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  1. Date: 5/28/2013 12:52:00 AM
    This is half real and half fiction. Ask me why...

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    ML Avatar SCRIBE ML Date: 5/28/2013 10:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Why? Even with embellishment it's very intriguing. The whale echo-locating our souls, got me. It's like a piece of you died with that person whom you loved dearly. I may be wrong though!
  1. Date: 5/27/2013 11:55:00 PM
    The wordplay enhanced the imagery. A brilliant work!

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    Scripca Avatar iolanda Scripca Date: 5/28/2013 12:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Scribe! :)
  1. Date: 5/27/2013 5:29:00 PM
    Touching write... Very thought provoking...

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    Scripca Avatar iolanda Scripca Date: 5/27/2013 10:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Carol! I turned some reality into fiction but I did experienced a burial at sea...Very impressive...

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