Friday, January 3, 2003

Flying Inside Your Own Body Comments

Rating: 3.9

Your lungs fill & spread themselves,
wings of pink blood, and your bones
empty themselves and become hollow.
When you breathe in you’ll lift like a balloon

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Margaret Atwood
COMMENTS
Kumarmani Mahakul 30 July 2021

Thrilling expression. Thanks and congratulations for being selected this poem as the Modern poem of the poem of the day.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 29 July 2021

Dear Margaret, Congratulations being chosen as The Modern POem Of The Day! Your poems are always entertaining I adored so much!

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Fascinating poem so beautifully crafted.

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Chinedu Dike 29 July 2021

An insightful piece of poetry written with conviction....

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Deluke Muwanigwa 19 March 2021

A great metaphorical gem. It could mean anything but is very clear

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M Asim Nehal 19 March 2021

Profound, truth of life.

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Kevin Patrick 01 September 2019

Atwood is a true Poet, capturing that feeling of flying when you are dreaming, that comes crashing when you are awake. Her words are mesmerizing.

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Malabika Ray Choudhury 01 September 2019

" It’s only in dreams you can do this." Captivating poem! Very modern! Thanks, Poet!

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Lyn Paul 01 September 2019

Captivating words in only a few verses.

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Kumarmani Mahakul 01 September 2019

It’s always the moment just before gunshot. You try & try to rise but you cannot.....so touching and impressive. A beautiful poem is amazingly shared. Thanks and congratulation for being selected this poem as the modern poem of the POD.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 01 September 2019

" Sun's white winds blow through you" Fantastic conceptualization deserving modern poem of the Day.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 01 September 2019

I do realize that we all during our life breathe in a fine dust clogs. Your last line is truly depicted from the dream. We all ever had felt that difficult moment: you wanna rise, but cannot...........and then all of a sudden you awake and realized that it was a dream. Perfect vision when we dream. I have truly enjoyed the dream comprehended. Thank you so much for sharing and I know you through social media. The interviews in our newspaper.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 01 September 2019

CONGRATULATIONS upon being chosen by Poem Hunter Poem Site as The Modern Poem Of The Day, Hurray! ! According to me, the mind and the idea of ??a poet, WOW! Flying inside our own body, that we can only do when we are dreaming, the poetess leads you to an eerie climax: the emotive moments, the emotions as they are a few minutes before they kill you. Imagine that! I love to dream, but constantly stopped and awoke before that becomes a nightmare, as we all can read in this poem.

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Edward Kofi Louis 01 September 2019

Pure joy! ! ! The sun's white winds blow through you. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Mahtab Bangalee 01 September 2019

your heart is a shaken fist, a fine dust clogs the air you breathe in; ......../// an introspective poem; yeah truly great write

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Pranab K Chakraborty 01 September 2019

The sun’s white winds blow through you, there’s nothing above you, ............................................................... Enjoyed speculative vision of a poet. Nice write.

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Dr Antony Theodore 01 March 2019

a great poem. The sun’s white winds blow through you, there’s nothing above you, you see the earth now as an oval jewel, radiant & seablue with love. great imagination. tony

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