poet Marieta Maglas

Marieta Maglas

A Princess Of Romanian Folk Died

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.

Poem Submitted: Friday, August 7, 2009
Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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  • Akhtar Jawad (4/2/2018 8:47:00 PM)

    A nice gratitude to a great singer Tatian Stepa, May her soul rest in peace!

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  • Daniel BrickDaniel Brick (6/23/2015 12:01:00 PM)

    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 ParvezZubyre Parvez (1/16/2010 4:13:00 PM)

    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 (11/5/2009 1:07:00 PM)

    This is beautiful! I like the switch in what I'm thinking is your language.

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  • Marieta MaglasMarieta Maglas (11/3/2009 3:11:00 PM)

    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 MaglasMarieta Maglas (10/30/2009 4:04:00 PM)

    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 SelvakumarOtteri Selvakumar (10/29/2009 10:13:00 AM)

    very sweeety poem with your pucci words

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  • Moonbee CanadyMoonbee Canady (10/26/2009 4:31:00 PM)

    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 MaglasMarieta Maglas (10/20/2009 2:30:00 PM)

    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 MaglasMarieta Maglas (10/18/2009 9:57:00 AM)

    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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  • Nooruddeen MmNooruddeen Mm (10/13/2009 6:05:00 AM)

    A heartfelt homage
    It has the real feel

    Rgds
    Nooruddeen

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  • Marieta MaglasMarieta Maglas (9/30/2009 3:10:00 PM)

    From: James Orr (Mesquite, Texas United States; Male; 79)
    To: Marieta Maglas
    Date Time: 9/25/2009 7: 11: 00 AM (GMT -6: 00)


    Subject: Your poetry


    I enjoy your poetry. You seem to have the kind of soul that one would wish to find.
    James

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  • Marieta MaglasMarieta Maglas (9/30/2009 9:01:00 AM)

    From: Nishit Kalavadia (India ;)
    To: Marieta Maglas
    Date Time: 9/27/2009 12: 02: 00 AM (GMT -6: 00)


    Subject: DEAR................................................................................................................................


    TREMENDOUS EFFORTS TO WRITE POEMS YOUR POEMS ARE THE BEST ONE

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  • Marieta MaglasMarieta Maglas (9/30/2009 8:56:00 AM)

    From: Divabhi 3103 (. India; Male; 20)
    To: Marieta Maglas
    Date Time: 9/28/2009 11: 42: 00 AM (GMT -6: 00)


    Subject: Re: Re: hi


    I commented and rated your poems. excellent poems.

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  • Marieta MaglasMarieta Maglas (9/30/2009 8:52:00 AM)

    From: Ramin Chaman (Tehran Iran (Islamic Republic of) : Male; 37)
    To: Marieta Maglas
    Date Time: 9/26/2009 3: 44: 00 PM (GMT -6: 00)


    Subject: Re: hello


    Hi mari

    You know that a image is a picture in words.
    I think your poems are the poetic image and full of limpid words.


    Ramin

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  • Marieta MaglasMarieta Maglas (9/30/2009 8:45:00 AM)

    From: Gregory Fiandach (Costa Mesa United States; Male; 48)
    To: Marieta Maglas
    Date Time: 9/29/2009 10: 17: 00 PM (GMT -6: 00)


    Subject: Your Poetry


    Very Impressive. Check out some of my music on myspace.com/gregoryfiandach

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  • Kesav EaswaranKesav Easwaran (9/22/2009 1:08:00 AM)

    good and eloquent tribute to the great singer, Marieta...thanks for sharing your feelings...10

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  • Jen Capaldi (9/11/2009 4:48:00 PM)

    a mournful heartfelt homage to someone you very obviously had great respect if not some love for. creative addition of her being a princess and how her singing will be mourned by the counrty (the land) itself will mourn her as well. she was brave and strong as long as she could be considering her battle with illness, and led a life too short because of this. while she is gone you can take solace in the music she left behind.
    Jen

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  • Vinod KumarVinod Kumar (9/5/2009 1:45:00 AM)

    The cool green trees the guittar strings the filled eyes all are mourning with unrethymically beating hearts, I am also joining with you...,

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  • Justin Greene (9/1/2009 7:54:00 PM)

    very moving, love it ^_^

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