Alexandre Nodopaka

Freshman - 993 Points (1940 / Russia)

A Divine Sign - Poem by Alexandre Nodopaka

Resting in a hot bath
I had an unholy vision
Of an olive tree.
Its virginal pit
Still deep inside the fruit
Hinting to be extracted

With teeth
And lubricated tongue
Preparing to do the probing
I noticed on a low branch
The noose of a braided rope
Reminding me

Of forbidden pleasures
By vice-like grip
On the day of rest
When 30 shekels today
Will not buy a bale of hay
Or peace of dove


Topic(s) of this poem: poem

Form: Prose Poem

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  • Callie Carroll (10/29/2009 10:22:00 PM)

    Rich with many meanings. Not unholy at all. (Report) Reply

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  • (9/9/2009 1:51:00 PM)

    wonderful surrealistic poem, lovely to read.............10+++ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Poem Edited: Friday, January 8, 2016

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