Thursday, July 12, 2007

~ A woman in here ~


Oman
Originally uploaded by Jill and Jason


Open my door
A chipped old door
In faded frosty green
Made in wood
Some how chipped in time
Still there is a woman in here
In her chiffon black veil
Most of her face is veiled
You think she is suppressed in veil
She is a door that veils a home
There is a woman in here
Who knows if she has blood in her veins?
That flow with emotions
A tamed sea of sensation
You will never know if the water is deep
Till you dip in its waters
Or is she trapped in a chipped old door
But if you stare long enough in her eyes
You will no doubt find:
A WOMAN in here

Copyright 2007 Nasra Al Adawi


Thank you Jill and Jason for the photo it gave a meaning to my poem. Pls click on the photo to see other amazing photos.

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12 Comments:

Anonymous Jason said...

Your poem is beautiful. Thank you for connecting it to our picture in such a wonderful way. Your writing gives the picture a new and animated dimension and it is amazing how together they have a life that is missed individually. In general, your project connecting poems with pictures on Flickr (all in a blog format!) is a really interesting example of the synergies of digital art.

Thank you for sharing your work with us...

3:56 PM  
Blogger Don Iannone said...

Nasra: Lovely poem and door. I love old doors. All the best!

4:47 PM  
Blogger Janice Thomson said...

Beautiful yet again, Nasra, with a wonderful message. I too love old doors and your poem suits it to a tee.

9:13 AM  
Blogger polona said...

beautiful poem and it really complements the photo very well.

11:57 AM  
Blogger krystyna said...

Beautiful, lovely poem and wonderful connection with this amazing photo.
Happiness be always with you, with Jill and Jason.

3:26 PM  
Blogger floots said...

a very thoughtful piece
which helps us all understand more about veils - as doors
thank you

12:17 AM  
Blogger Paul said...

Poem/photo combo really works here. Reminds me of the old doors I'd see at tombs in the cemetery of my hometown. That was really the best place around town to see sculpture and other art objects!

2:39 PM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

wonderful poem, and yes, the photo adds so much.

11:27 PM  
Blogger gulnaz said...

i love your poems about women!!

and its a beautiful picture too, fits well with the poem also.

and hey your nephews are adorable, its not suprprising your mom dotes on them! :)

the kolachi.net email id which i use to use earlier has become inactive as a result i've lost all my mails there, please write to me at gulnaz[dot]sheikh[at]gmail.com

2:41 AM  
Blogger magiceye said...

wow.....that was a passionately powerful poem! lovely!

11:08 PM  
Blogger samrina said...

Beautiful!! very deep & well written.

Thanks for sharing.

Take care

1:11 PM  
Blogger trinitystar said...

Yes, Nasra ... beneath many a veil we see the true self. Self must not be surpressed and sadly it happens.

2:11 AM  

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