Friday, April 03, 2009

≈ Poetic Survival ≈

Originally uploaded by ling_ling

In mid of noises and distractions
Will poetry prevail?
When the current is so strong
To just carry us ashore
It seems life has no place for words
Nor there is impulse moment to poetically dream
You are the poet who lost control
You feel the rush
Yet the current pulls you down
You fight reality
So you can just keep one glint of inspiration
A tiny spark to light your fire
It’s all you can hold
Grasping hope
For one inspiration that will keep you alive
A poet for one day
Yet it’s lifetime enlightenment
Poetry survives

Copyright 2009 Nasra Al Adawi


Blogger Knee said...

I believe it will survive :)
Beautiful writing Nasra.

12:48 PM  
Blogger Alicia M B Ballard said...

shut out the world for one just day a week and it will all survive...

all the best, always

11:47 PM  
Blogger Don Iannone said...

Yes poetry will survive and find its place in the future. Lovely. Nasra, hope you are well

1:05 PM  
Anonymous lee san said...

inspiring post, Nasra.

i am sure it will survive, there are so much hope and love in your words

7:31 AM  
Blogger mystic rose said...

where would we be without poets and artists?

8:18 AM  
Blogger goatman said...

"The one inspiration which will keep you alive" I know the feeling. It seems to come more often for you than for me though.
You are the master of poetry to my eyes.

12:51 PM  
Blogger Sam!! said...


Thanks for sharing dear:))

Take care

12:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

it has to survive, poetry is light, poetry is life

11:46 AM  
Anonymous matt at shadow of iris said...

we have to keep fighting
for our poetry.

4:45 PM  

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