Learn More

Abbas Beydoun

(1945 / lebanon / Sur)

Dreams And Potatoes


They put the fish in the oven.
They pull dreams out of the earth.
Here where the people of the well were lost,
others too disappear following bird tracks.
We grubbed for dreams and potatoes
and we plucked live fishes.
We ate many secrets and many more springs.
Until that weariness leaves us,
we will not mind the earth that has fled our eyes.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Dreams And Potatoes by Abbas Beydoun )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  4. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  5. A Child's Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas
  6. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  7. Believe In Yourself, Ronell Warren Alman
  8. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  9. Merry Christmas My Love, Michael P. McParland
  10. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I heard the bells on Christmas day
Their old familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet the words repeat
Of peace on earth, good will to men.

...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]