Dorota Szumilas

Crystal - Poem by Dorota Szumilas

as brittle as crystal
that has diffused
and nothing but dust
shall remain…
sense of time
as we may comprehend it
that will not do
some day

dust has dispersed
after a slight blow of air
into the cloud complained
and fell down
a bit farer
where the heart cried
out of grief

those former structures
so beautiful

this is light reflected
with a prism of life

and those structures
so beautiful
so pure
as the beating of our heart
from the hiding

beauty of crystal
so brittle
so weak
just push it
and there will be
no sky so limpid
above us
nor crystal tear
sad as we are

it is so easy
to turn something into dust
and diffuse this dust
with one’s force
which wafted
into the cloud complained
and it is so difficult
to build from dust


(transl. Annaya Chomczyk)

Comments about Crystal by Dorota Szumilas

  • (5/13/2009 8:33:00 AM)

    nice theme.nice language.posted 10

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  • (3/21/2009 12:09:00 PM)

    symbolic composition written in eloquence and nice poetic language...10 (Report)Reply

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  • (3/12/2009 5:11:00 AM)

    Very, poetic
    poetry lovers will love this piece
    lovely flow
    10 +

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 9, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, March 9, 2009

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