Beauty Of Haiti Poem by Ana Monnar

Beauty Of Haiti

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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 OF THE POEM
Raul Castelan 30 July 2007

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

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Ana Monnar 04 May 2014

Thank you all for your kind words. I appreciate it very much.

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Raj Nandy 23 December 2008

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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Asia Joseph 31 July 2008

this poem speaks of truth long forgotten.... good job

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Elysabeth Faslund 07 September 2007

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

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Molaire Jules 02 August 2007

'Beautiful Descriptions! ' ''Nicely written! '' (10)

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