Eman Elbadawi

By The Sea-Side - Poem by Eman Elbadawi

Happy the time
Or sad?
When it must come
To leave
A less than one
A shore and a whirl
Then step and speed
The throw
And heat
Iced sand to boil
And melt to oil
To blood
To everything
Each nerve

Yet do I hate
Or love
The toil
The memory of all of it
When I miles walk
The ebb and tide
Then back
To rest
In a shell
In a nest
On a shore
Of a vast whirlpool
Yet again
And again
Wait for
Long for
A next.

(this I represents women's hearts and I in other poems represent a human psyche in a pilgrimage from fear to peace from agony to freedom - just to clarify.....)

Comments about By The Sea-Side by Eman Elbadawi

  • Saadat Tahir (12/30/2011 1:22:00 PM)

    very nice....swings back and forth like a tide....and like those mood swings too.. :)

    liked it

    be happy
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  • (9/6/2005 10:43:00 PM)

    YOU REMIND OF A POET FROM THE PAST, , , , , (Report) Reply

  • john tiong chunghoo (8/4/2005 11:05:00 AM)

    it is quite difficult to understand this one. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 11, 2004

Poem Edited: Saturday, September 14, 2013

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