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Far Away

Rating: 3.8
Ox that I saw in my childhood, as you steamed
in the burning gold on the Nicaraguan sun,
there on the rich plantation filled with tropical
harmonies; woodland dove, of the woods that sang
with the sound of the wind, of axes, of birds and wild bulls:
I salute you both, because you are both my life.

You, heavy ox, evoke the gentle dawn
that signaled it was time to milk the cow,
when my existence was all white and rose;
and you, sweet mountain dove, cooing and calling,
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Savita Tyagi 10 June 2021
Lovely poem rich in language and Nature's imagery.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 10 June 2021
Beautiful descriptive poem about the poet's own youth and life, fascinating to read and to reread, Congratulations being The Classic Poem Of The Day.5 Stars full!
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Everything is very near in the thrilling eyes and heart; everything is very far in the ineart heart; so dead the heart where has no thrilling about present life; beautiful poem shared
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Susan Williams 19 November 2015
How skillfully he paints a picture of life when he was young and how close he was to nature back then
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