mark nwagwu

Rookie - 6 Points (17 May,1937 / Obetiti Nguru Nigeria)

In The Waters Of Being - Poem by mark nwagwu

There's only one body
one soul
one mind
in whom I'm completely immersed
fully submerged
lungs out of air

can't swim
can't float
arms sunk in her coast
no way out

Unless a seed rots
and dies
it bears not fruit

And so I lie buried
to rot
to die
that I may flourish
inherit my soul
breathe the breath
infused by the Master
re-making me
in His image

Then I'll gain her soul
borne on her back
in the waters of being


Comments about In The Waters Of Being by mark nwagwu

  • (2/2/2009 2:15:00 AM)


    'Unless a seed rots
    and dies
    it bears not fruit'...
    this line i liked most in this philosophic metaphoric write...good piece, Mark...10
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  • (9/26/2008 3:46:00 PM)


    lovely monologue of introspection, enchanting metaphors in the waters of being
    well done
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 16, 2008


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