Seif Hajri

Rookie (13-5-1997 / Oman)

A summer day


Beach was hot
my palms were dry
my eyes are as wet as a rainy sky
my eyelids would close
and my heart would open
the beach scent awoken ancient feelings
feelings of belonging and love
but i know deep down
that the feelings were not real
they did not come from a profound source
maybe its just the chemicals in my brain messing with my feelings
or my heart playing tricks on me

Submitted: Thursday, January 31, 2013
Edited: Friday, February 01, 2013

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  • Rookie - 10 Points Emma Cook (3/17/2013 9:58:00 PM)

    I love the 'my eyelids would close, and my heart would open' lines. This is a really good poem, but maybe the my heart playing tricks on me ending could be more. To me it just doesn't feel, final. The poem is sooo good though, I read the Void poem, it seems as though you have a lot of feelings that you'll evoke more and more the longer you write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ellie Dalton (3/11/2013 8:58:00 PM)

    I saw your comment, and thought I should check out your poems, I love the Idea and feel of this poem, but the end doesn't flow very well in my opinion, but other than that, IT IS WONDERFUL, and I would really appreciate it if you would check out my poems in return! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Nemo (2/1/2013 7:27:00 AM)

    Dear Seif Hajri,
    I'm beginning to read your poems after seeing your comment. So far I've only read Feelings, and A summer day. So far, I like your style, but that is all I can say for now. I have a question though, is it on purpose or a mistake that the two first lines begin with capital letters, but the other lines do not?
    Just a thought, since I know something like that Could Be on purpose, I hope to be a poet as well. Perhaps we can communicate later on this.
    Yours Sincerely,
    Michael Nemo (Report) Reply

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