Naomi Shihab Nye

(12 March 1952 / St. Louis, Missouri)

Making A Fist


For the first time, on the road north of Tampico,
I felt the life sliding out of me,
a drum in the desert, harder and harder to hear.
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Comments about this poem (Making A Fist by Naomi Shihab Nye )

  • Gold Star - 13,873 Points * Sunprincess * (6/5/2014 8:35:00 PM)

    ........a wonderful poem...loved the dialogue....enjoyed.. (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,593 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (2/2/2013 8:46:00 PM)

    Beautiful. The doctrine to fix the fist of existence. It's a feast of positive thought.........................................................Pranab k c (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,396 Points Savita Tyagi (2/2/2013 10:50:00 AM)

    Very nice! A mother's simple loving conversation can stay with a child for ever. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Felix Nazario (2/8/2008 9:03:00 AM)

    Yea................ >.< (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mika Nakishima (11/27/2007 7:01:00 PM)

    very...nice......really nice...i wish naomi didnt use religions in it tho -_- (Report) Reply

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