Marwa Rakha

Air

Air
within you if you care
beneath you if you dare
around you but so rare

Dream
of being a kite soaring high
of being a raft floating by
of being an eagle in the sky

You are
a windmill where I blow
in my energy you shall glow
breathe me; die or grow

Feel me
pushing underneath your wings
giving you speed and strength
flying you in fantasies and beyond

Passion
sweeping you off your feet
gliding on water to a rhyming beat
dancing where two hearts used to meet

Anger
I vow to wrap you up in dust
to sweep you off the crust
in a hurricane of rage and rust

Revenge
I shall become the cloud raining on your parade
the storm rocking your lonesome boat
the wind blowing through a hole in your chest

Death
crashing your waves on the seashore
burying your bones under the ground
pushing your down where you belong

Breathe
a soft breeze through your hair
a tender whisper in your ear
a whimper of desire and fear

Absence
your lungs collapse in the absence of air
your face turns blue with despair
call my name if you dare
Baby... pray for air

You cannot hurt me
Pass through me
See through me

I am invincible
I am invisible
I am indispensible

Air is my name
Fair is my game
Shame oh shame!

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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Comments about Air by Marwa Rakha

  • Hazem Al JaberHazem Al Jaber (10/26/2009 2:26:00 PM)

    wow, , yes the air you are..
    its really so amazing and writeen within a deep poetic feelings..
    hazem al..

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