Ana Monnar

Rookie (March 6,1954)

Beauty Of Haiti - Poem by Ana Monnar

Silk and ribbons clouding the sky
Coastline and beaches – pure black sand
Walking, skipping, splash-splash snorkeling
Good, honest people – giving hand

Flawless beaches, nature walks too
Mountains and forests, trees and shrubs
Rugged valleys, crystal clear bays
Gifts of wisdom from the cherubs

Visitors welcomed to Haiti
Echoes of Africa airing
Panoramic view of realm
Haitian Saints singing and working

Beauty of Haiti is dancing
With the rainbow’s pastel colors
Different shades to please the Heavens
Family, good friends and neighbors

Rich – poor; “Where is the middle class? ”
Flesh clings tenaciously to mom
Creole speaking, dining delight
Tourist and rich folks under palm

Midnight blue sky, shimmering lights
Stars shining brightly upon moon
Happiness, sadness and sorrow
Hoping to see their loved ones soon

Poor human beings – young and old
Stomach growling, eyes tell it all
Sincerity, dignity, poise
Beauty of Haiti is for all

Comments about Beauty Of Haiti by Ana Monnar

  • (5/4/2014 4:14:00 PM)

    Thank you all for your kind words. I appreciate it very much. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/23/2008 6:57:00 AM)

    By reading this poem I got transported to Haiti mentally!
    Wishing you a merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!
    - Raj Nandy
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  • (7/31/2008 9:55:00 AM)

    this poem speaks of truth long forgotten.... good job (Report) Reply

  • Elysabeth Faslund (9/7/2007 5:52:00 PM)

    And, if I didn't think I'd ever get to Haiti...that proved false! Take a walk through this island with this excellent poetess! ! ! xxElysabeth (Report) Reply

  • (8/2/2007 8:35:00 AM)

    'Beautiful Descriptions! '

    ''Nicely written! '' (10)
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  • (7/30/2007 10:52:00 AM)

    What a detailed picture you put here of Haiti. Kind of mesmerizing to read too. An EXCELLENT WRITE! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 24, 2011

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