Ibrahim Ibn Salma

Colonoscopy - Poem by Ibrahim Ibn Salma

Follows its ancient path,
As the serpent crawls in
Human plumpness,


Flowing into quietude,
With a sharp focused eye,


Calmly observing –
Peacefully searching,
As it fulfills its destiny.

Topic(s) of this poem: poetry

Form: Found Poem

Poet's Notes about The Poem

As a metaphor for an inner seeker

Comments about Colonoscopy by Ibrahim Ibn Salma

  • Pamela Sinicrope (11/9/2015 5:49:00 PM)

    Very interesting write. I'm very familiar with colonoscopy and wouldn't have characterized it this way...as a metaphor for an inner seeker...but yes, the metaphor carries through well. Nicely written! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • Shakil Ahmed (11/9/2015 11:58:00 AM)

    beautiful poem, well-penned, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 9, 2015

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