Rating: 4.9
When the wind that sifts dust
becomes erratic
the earth becomes
like someone's kite-
trees, clouds and sky
clash against each other-
the obscure torches
silence breaks plates
empty space pours down
that presupposes
the advent of something unseen
which takes shape for something
else unseen
as grapes manifest
from blossoms
heavy with wine unseen
in which you look for what is firm
that lifts its head in your heart-
yielding insight other than
sorrow and joy,
the rest is dreg.
yoonoos peerbocus
Monday, December 3, 2018
Topic(s) of this poem: blank verse
Behind what is seen
Anjandev Roy 05 May 2019
the rest is dreg. Profound poem. Enjoyed it. Thanks. anjandev Roy.
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Tom Allport 14 April 2019
A write that gives an answer for the chaos that surrounds.
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Jasbir Chatterjee 17 March 2019
Very thought provoking poem...A cyclone always disturbs, turns everything upside down, brings in chaos...
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Nadeem Ishaque 20 February 2019
Cyclone as metaphor for act of clearing when all that is superfluous and mere appearance (dreg) gives way to reveal the essence: that which is firm, which transcends sorrow and joy (wow!) , created from emptiness that pours down - the advent of something unseen that creates something unseen (doubly unseen) , where grapes blossom heavy with wine (also unseen) ! ! A remarkable reflection on appearance and essence. Very powerfully penned.
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Well observed, well wanted.thanks for sharing
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Kumarmani Mahakul 21 January 2019
Wind shifts dust and this gives different perfection. Empty space pours down and silence breaks plates. Cyclonic storm roars. Cyclone brings destruction. An amazing act of expression is noticed. A brilliant poem is excellently penned....10
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Prabir Gayen 08 January 2019
Very very powerful poem with imagery. Beautifully written poet... Thanms
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Paul Brookes 04 January 2019
Beautifully composed piece great sense of timing and metaphor enjoyed thanks
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Sylvia Frances Chan 31 December 2018
A great modern poem, Yoonoos. Does PH still uses Votes? Here are mine A Full 100/100 marks In fact I do not know anything about a vote or votes nor voting, but I saw Master Poet Kumarmani Mahakul Sir doing that at my latest poems and he did like this 100/100 marks. Thank you for sharing, Yoonoos. God´s Blessings.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 31 December 2018
Such a captivating description of a cyclone, you conjured magic, Yoonoos! I am mesmerized. Thank you for sharing this poem about a Cyclone. God´s Blessings.
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