Nizamettin Esen Haymanali


A Water Jug - Poem by Nizamettin Esen Haymanali

Man is a water jug
full of sacred water
and deep secret

Made of blessed earth
and wandering water
through the magic of love
a wonderful holy hand
mysterious, providential
softly kneads and molds
according to Lord's will

Man is a fragile jug
which is easily broken
on the frail and fateful road to water
and suddenly falls down once again
upon the earth where it eternally belongs
toward Glorious God's Gracious Hug


Comments about A Water Jug by Nizamettin Esen Haymanali

  • Kesav Easwaran (11/5/2009 8:16:00 PM)

    good symbolism there Nizam...the body and soul...and body's fragilty! thanks...10 (Report)Reply

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  • (9/30/2009 6:21:00 PM)

    Beautiful and interesting poem.
    Written in the light and enrapturing way.
    It is flowing during the reading.
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  • (9/29/2009 6:13:00 PM)

    Beautiful subtle, delicious written poem. You are an unusually sensitive man, which feels a lot, and you can describe it competent. It is moving and it is bringing up, it is stimulating the imagination. I read with pleasure. (10 v.) Greetings. MBK (Report)Reply

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  • (8/9/2009 12:55:00 PM)

    an interesting way of writing about the man..well said (Report)Reply

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  • (8/6/2009 1:17:00 PM)

    Interesting and true, man however can also repair the jug, that is if he repents and is willing to start on lifes journey once again, renewed in spirit and resolve. (Report)Reply

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  • (8/5/2009 2:37:00 PM)

    very interesting poem! and i guess that the water jug fills up as you are getting older... (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 5, 2009



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