Sonia Sanchez

(1934 / Birmingham, Alabama United States)

Ballad - Poem by Sonia Sanchez

forgive me if i laugh
you are so sure of love
you are so young
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  • Lola deja-vu (1/26/2020 6:00:00 AM)

    Please, someone can tell me when did she write this poem? I need this information for a homework. Thank you. (Report)Reply

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  • Benjamin Uy (9/13/2019 10:05:00 PM)

    A very beautiful poem of contrasts about young and old,
    About love and emotionally beautiful +++++
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  • Practicing PoetessPracticing Poetess (9/13/2019 6:16:00 PM)

    An interesting poem by Ms. Sanchez gives food for thought.
    Are we ever too old to learn of love?
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  • Drtony BrahminDrtony Brahmin (9/13/2019 3:45:00 PM)

    orgive me if i smile
    young heiress of a naked dream
    you are so young
    and i too old to learn of love. too old to learn to love............ a fine poem. tony
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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (9/13/2019 12:08:00 PM)

    A brilliant poem on love has been astutely delineated. Thanks and congratulations for being selected this poem as the modern poem of the poem of the day. (Report)Reply

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  • Savita TyagiSavita Tyagi (9/13/2019 10:27:00 AM)

    Lovely poem. There is nothing as diversified as love. Being old teaches us new ways of love.... Seeing love in its universality from human to beast to Nature. (Report)Reply

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  • Banamala SenBanamala Sen (9/13/2019 9:47:00 AM)

    What is love to the poet?

    the rain exploding
    in the air is love
    the grass excreting her
    green wax is love
    and stones remembering
    past steps is love

    Enjoyed the poem's lyrical quality! Congrats!
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  • Anil Kumar PandaAnil Kumar Panda (9/13/2019 9:36:00 AM)

    So beautifully crafted on love between young and old.

    'forgive me if i smile
    young heiress of a naked dream
    you are so young
    and i too old to learn of love.'... is so nice. Enjoyed thoroughly. Thanks for sharing.
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  • Luis Estable (9/13/2019 2:27:00 AM)

    The voice of the poem declares being too old to learn of love. But that person knows of love for that person gives examples of it. Unless he talks of carnal love and those examples given depart from that. And why he is refusing love in that way? Young or old, love has no age. (Report)Reply

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  • Aniruddha PathakAniruddha Pathak (9/13/2019 1:23:00 AM)

    This is love, but you're too young to understand,
    and I am too old to learn. Brilliantly penned.
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  • Paresh ChakraParesh Chakra (11/29/2018 3:03:00 AM)

    It is a very beautiful poem (Report)Reply

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  • Kayode Are (1/20/2018 3:43:00 AM)

    The sweetness of the doubts of a naked soul. (Report)Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (6/14/2016 7:52:00 PM)

    Excellent write. i fixed my body
    under his and went
    to sleep in love
    all trace of me
    was wiped away
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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (6/14/2016 11:17:00 AM)

    Beautifully conceived meaningful ballad. Thanks for sharing.10 points. (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (6/14/2016 6:06:00 AM)

    You are so sure of love! Thanks for sharing this lovely poem with us. (Report)Reply

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  • Fabrizio FrosiniFabrizio Frosini (3/2/2016 3:27:00 PM)

    '' forgive me if I smile
    young heiress of a naked dream
    you are so young
    and i too old to learn of love. ''


    '' perdonami se sorrido,
    giovane ereditiera di un sogno spoglio;
    tu sei così giovane,
    ed io troppo vecchio per imparare l'amore. ''
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