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Marieta Maglas
Radauti, Judet Suceava, Romania

A Princess Of Romanian Folk Died

Rating: 4.8
Romania is in mourning.
A princess of Romanian folk died
A few hours ago.
There will be many trees on this land
Without the forest
And other cords of the guitars,
And some kind of vibration, maybe more pleasant,
But there will never be another Tatiana
Impeccable Stepa, ineluctable Stepa, irresistible Stepa.
Because she could let her love
Trickle into our souls,
Until all her songs on the altar of praise were laid,
Until today, when our eyes are glittered
From the reflection of our tears...
Her extraordinary talent melted our hearts...

And step by step,
Ab initio Stepa, ab ovo Stepa

She sang all her songs to us,
But she was the most beautiful sound
We have ever heard.
And she could make us squeal with delight.
The more beautiful we became just after hearing her songs.
And if we learned to exist as part of Earth
When only love could keep us together,
It was because
She lived to teach us how to live.

Pro tempore and in esse
Tatiana Stepa died.
Friday, August 7, 2009
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COMMENTS
Akhtar Jawad 02 April 2018
A nice gratitude to a great singer Tatian Stepa, May her soul rest in peace!
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Daniel Brick 23 June 2015
I applaud you for writing and posting this poem! It is simply one of the sincerest and most infectious elegies I have read. Twenty minutes ago I did not know of this person of talent, beauty and devotion named Tatiana Stepa. But through your words I can inch forward to an appreciation of what she has given to you and your fellow Romanians. I am especially moved by your beautiful closing words whose inspiration crosses borders with their beauty and truth: The more beautiful we become after hearing her sing (WOW!) .and if we learned to exist as part of the Earth, when only love could keep us together, it was because she lived to teach us how to live. That is so beautiful, I'm moved to tears. You called one of your poems an ARS POETICA. This too is an Ars Poetica, and it captures fully what makes us love poetry and strive to write it. And dear Tatiana, rest in peace, your labors were blessed.
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Zubyre Parvez 16 January 2010
The music made them beautiful - I like that idea, keys in with water crsyals being played harmonious music grew more symmetric. so has figurative and material meaning and truth. nice.
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Tiffny Rhodius 05 November 2009
This is beautiful! I like the switch in what I'm thinking is your language.
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Marieta Maglas 03 November 2009
From: Dick Badian (Netherlands ;) To: Marieta Maglas Date Time: 11/2/2009 6: 52: 00 PM (GMT -6: 00) Subject: Re: forever yours hello Marietta. I promise i will get deeper in your work. I sniffed arround.saw some beautifull pieces.so as soon as i can find more time I will dive into your thoughts. kind regards stuiterdick
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Marieta Maglas 30 October 2009
From: William Park (clydebank United Kingdom; Male; 83) To: Marieta Maglas Date Time: 10/30/2009 2: 05: 00 PM (GMT -6: 00) Subject: Poems Hello Marieta Iread acouple of your poems-a little serious for me. I am very new to this and probably do not appreciate the finer points. Best Regards
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Otteri Selvakumar 29 October 2009
very sweeety poem with your pucci words
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Moonbee Canady 26 October 2009
This was a very lovely poem Marieta... I enjoyed its period connection - made me think of castles and princesses and the like and the storyline was very touching, it put me in the mind of Anastasia... Very Good Write... MoonBee
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Marieta Maglas 20 October 2009
From: Dona Lil Antonio (Manila Philippines; Female; 29) To: Marieta Maglas Date Time: 10/19/2009 12: 19: 00 AM (GMT -6: 00) Subject: hi ive gone through your poems they were all awesome and written in deep feelings. keep writing and keep inspiring others to make good crafts as well.
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Marieta Maglas 18 October 2009
From: Alan Draper (Braunton, Devon United Kingdom; Male; 54) To: Marieta Maglas Date Time: 10/18/2009 9: 17: 00 AM (GMT -6: 00) Subject: Thanks Mari I've read your poems. You have good imagination but the poems are too serious for me. Maybe thats the way in Romania. It does have a sad reputation to us Westerners. I love laughing and challenge you to write a funny poem to make me happy. Lots of luck from your Froggie friend Alan
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