April 05, 2017

Remembering & Witnessing





Remembering & Witnessing - d'Verse Poets

I am a human being bored of thinking 
I wake up in my days of health 
To continue in  my wandering
From the suburbs of remembering and witnessing
too proud of the wound.
So I smile. 

Forgetfulness is living in a gloom
I have learned from the arrogance of my wounds.

I refuse to be ...
Just white papers in the anniversary book

I refuse to be ...
Just a drowned with no fear of the wetness!

Hey (I) female ... I resign!
Of the possibilities of life!
From speculation of your femininity

Hey (I) female, in my inspiration
it is like an olive tree
that is heavy of snow

I live in the slums of the massacres
To become a dam in the wind.
So I smile. 


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7 comments:

  1. dark and well written. And it makes me wonder, with out direction, more concretely of you.

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  2. Gayle Walters RoseJune 3, 2017 at 4:19 AM

    Lot of pain here and even anger...underneath those smiles.

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  3. It seems the smile covers a wealth of bitterness and disillusionment. A sad write.

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  4. I feel a lot of resignation in this... but maybe it's the moment at the bottom when you can start to climb again

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  5. Thank you Björn. Yes it's the bottom ... that's why I resign. And the female in me must support and inspire.

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