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After The Earthquake

Rating: 3.2

After the first astounding rush,
after the weeks at the lake,
the crystal, the clouds, the water lapping the rocks,
the snow breaking under our boots like skin,
& the long mornings in bed. . .

After the tangos in the kitchen,
& our eyes fixed on each other at dinner,
as if we would eat with our lids,
as if we would swallow each other. . .

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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Britte Ninad 31 May 2018

Here, living with you, love is still the only subject that matters. I open to you like a flowering wound,

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Terry Craddock 10 December 2016

After the first astounding rush, after the weeks at the lake, the crystal, the clouds, the water lapping the rocks, the snow breaking under our boots like skin, & the long mornings in bed...' amazing words for an amazing way to live

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Edward Kofi Louis 10 December 2016

Beside you. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Kumarmani Mahakul 10 December 2016

A high standard evaluated poem so nicely presented. What happens after earthquake has fantastically been composed.. like.. You changed the topography. Where valleys were, there are now mountains. Where deserts were, there now are seas. We rub each other, but we do not wear away..Thanks for posting such fascinated poem. Congratulation for this poem as a poem of the day...10

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Anil Kumar Panda 10 December 2016

We have to go through much ups and downs in life and it is better to fight them out and live in peace. We rub each other, but we do not wear away. The sand gets finer & our skins turn silk. is the gist of the beautiful poem here. Loved it. Congrats.

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floma 13 October 2020

i like this poem thanks how did you make it how did it inspire you do you like making poem how many poems have you written do you know anyone that makes poems?

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yasine 13 October 2020

i like this poem how did you think about it and how did you make it

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yasine 13 October 2020

this is not about an earthquake

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yasine 13 October 2020

this is not about an earthquake you are dumb

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ciara 25 August 2020

thanks the poem is so good

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