Maja Dezulovic


If Spiders Had Wings - Poem by Maja Dezulovic

If only I could taste the thought of another human being
So that I may learn to trust.

If only I could stand tall among strangers
And never look down to stare at their feet.

If only life was long and memories short
To prolong the living and shorten the longing.

If only life was perceivably fair
And people perceivably honourable
Then we'd all believe in integrity.

If only bankers and salesmen
Were voluntary aid workers
Then the world would know nothing of scarcity.

If only we understood nature
As well as it understands us.

If only poems were not mere words
And phrases could rise up, shake up and awaken dead minds and cold hearts.

Perhaps only
If spiders had wings.

Topic(s) of this poem: life


Comments about If Spiders Had Wings by Maja Dezulovic

  • (3/23/2018 1:08:00 PM)


    You composed a truly inspiring poem although the title and the last two lines seem irrelevant.
    If only all men get inspired,
    Then the world will not have to face anymore hatred.
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  • Brian Jani (7/14/2014 9:46:00 AM)


    very well written poem here my friend you nailed this one. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 6, 2014

Poem Edited: Friday, March 7, 2014


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