Dorota Szumilas

Evening Of Reflections - Poem by Dorota Szumilas

or perhaps better remain
in constant

out of misunderstanding
or fall into a reverie
for ever

when in fact
no one knows
what for

when it is

search for
or keep it
within silence

this silence
rebel against it

or perhaps leave
but for sure
not escape

within one’s


(Transl. Anaya Chomczyk)

Comments about Evening Of Reflections by Dorota Szumilas

  • (10/24/2009 2:59:00 PM)

    I love the depth of meaning in this poem with it's great flow. Thanks for sharing.


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  • (5/15/2009 11:53:00 AM)

    beautifull and short lines.meaningfull words.nice write.posted 10

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  • Ravi A (4/5/2009 9:27:00 AM)

    A fine poem. A fine expression. You are expressing the two sides of the same coin at different context. Life is an admixture of sorrow and happiness. Both are not static. Time is the great healer. At this age, I have come to the following view: - At one stage in our life we may have strong thoughts to transform this world but at a later stage, we will find that we are only witnesses to the transformation of the world. If we can accept life with all its diversity, it is well and good. Otherwise, the damage is only to ourselves and not to the world. This is what we have to understand. System always takes care of itself through various thoughts and views. The value system is somehow or ther being maintained. Otherwise, with all diversity,600 crores of people will not be living on earth. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/11/2009 5:32:00 PM)

    Your work has an ease to its flow, lovely reflection, keep expressing 10 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 11, 2009

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