poet Marieta Maglas

Marieta Maglas

Losing Steps

This is an illusion of time-shrinking
With empty time intervals.......
I can feel the cosmic pulse of life shrinking in a reverse spiral.

I try to forget myself, I try to dig deeper and deeper into Nothingness..
But your lost steps bring me back.
I find myself in your arms, in your bed, inside of you.

It seems to be evening, but no, the immortal mobile horizons
Immolate themselves
In the hardened surface of the shrinking blob of quartz of the sand..

We are trying to rely their shape on our sense of sight,
Our sense of sight, that seeing-eye, crept into our vision.

Our mental vision, rooted in our mind,
Our physical vision, rooted in our astral nature.

We are trying to make them real,
But we understand that the shape can be cropped only inside of us.
We understand that the dream itself is lost, even it is nevertheless
Still our dream,

It is lost toward the still hot quartz of the soul,
Like an imaginary horizon line of the eye
Or like the bird’s eye view,

Completely off the image....

In the offing.

And we let the time to go on......

Because


Time is an a priori form of inner sense,
It makes possible the cognition of objects qua appearances,

As our friend Kant said.

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Poem Edited: Friday, April 19, 2013

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  • Marieta MaglasMarieta Maglas (12/22/2009 2:32:00 PM)

    From: Robert Kostner (New Zealand ;)
    To: Marieta Maglas
    Date Time: 12/22/2009 1: 27: 00 PM (GMT -6: 00)


    Subject: lost steps


    this poem is still full of emotion, Ii like it

    Robert

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  • Marieta MaglasMarieta Maglas (12/1/2009 12:38:00 PM)

    Marieta Maglas (10/20/2009 2: 43: 00 PM)
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    From: Dona Lil Antonio (Manila Philippines; Female; 29)
    To: Marieta Maglas
    Date Time: 10/19/2009 12: 19: 00 AM (GMT -6: 00)


    Subject: hi


    ive gone through your poems they were all awesome and written in deep feelings.
    keep writing and keep inspiring others to make good crafts as well.

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  • Adrianne Colton (11/20/2009 1:34:00 PM)

    Sensual and stimulating imagery.
    10

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  • Mehta Hasmukh AmathalalMehta Hasmukh Amathalal (11/3/2009 7:13:00 PM)

    Toward in the
    Still hot quartz of the soul,
    Like an imaginary horizon
    Of the eye.
    In the offing.
    And we let the time
    To go on..ya as the time passon, we try to realise and cherish it though may be imaginery in nature....beautiful concept and in its making..olovely thought....10

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  • Margaret Donaghy (10/30/2009 1:47:00 PM)

    Nice composition, love it with my 10

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  • Agnes Parker (10/2/2009 7:43:00 AM)

    I can't imagine trying to write a poem in a foreign language. At one point I was fairly fluent in French, but It still would have been extremely difficult to catch all of the nuances of another language. Good job, though

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  • Abigail Roscoe (9/30/2009 1:42:00 PM)

    A beaitiful archeological poem. Really beautiful

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  • Siddharth Singh (8/10/2009 9:27:00 AM)

    Incredible once again.
    You are outstanding mam.
    Voted 10.

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  • a person (8/2/2009 4:33:00 AM)

    We agree with Dr Kar. regards N&N

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  • Ashraful MusaddeqAshraful Musaddeq (6/24/2009 12:13:00 PM)

    'I try to forget myself,
    But your lost steps
    Bring me back.'

    Marvelous poem, love the above lines most.

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  • Dr.subhendu KarDr.subhendu Kar (6/13/2009 12:33:00 PM)

    Of the eye.
    In the offing.
    And we let the time
    To go on......................excellence of love waits to integrate by matrix of time yet to betide in its own rune of assimilation, wonderful phrasing by imagery, yet a flow of passion by craftsmanship of ingenuity, superbly wrought,10+++, thanksforsharing

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  • Antonio Liao (6/12/2009 9:29:00 PM)

    it’s a part and parcel of man's limit....yet! it is sensual in our own consciousness even a concerns of our identity, but still be aware of everything that’s going on... your such a Romanticist poet of our time....thanks...God bless....a 10+

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  • Sneha 'The Poetess' (6/1/2009 9:26:00 AM)

    ur style is different....and i enjoyed it.....keep doing this....! ! .. :) ...peace out.

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  • Josephine De Leux (5/26/2009 9:23:00 AM)

    I like your poems too, marieta maglas.
    Though I think I'll read it a few times to absorb its full meaning of each nuiance.
    Rhythm isn't flowing, but I think in a way it is good in this poem. By loosing steps.
    yes.
    Words. I love your words. quartz, sun, time shrinks...

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  • Sathyanarayana M V SSathyanarayana M V S (5/25/2009 9:27:00 AM)

    Horizons of the soul
    I know not!
    Just I had a taste
    Marieta's magic, mystic
    poetic allusions.

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  • Rm. Shanmugam ChettiarRm. Shanmugam Chettiar (5/24/2009 2:44:00 AM)

    I try to forget myself,
    But your lost steps
    Brings me back
    these are striking lines. nice. correction: brings>bring shan

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  • Mehta Hasmukh AmathalalMehta Hasmukh Amathalal (5/23/2009 1:02:00 PM)

    i feel the ppulse of reality, beautifully interwoven.... grade 10

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  • Ashraful MusaddeqAshraful Musaddeq (5/16/2009 9:46:00 PM)

    Nice composition, love it with my 10.

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  • Keith Parsons (5/16/2009 3:15:00 PM)

    English is not your first language. However, this poem is still full of emotion. I can't imagine trying to write a poem in a foreign language. At one point I was fairly fluent in French, but It still would have been extremely difficult to catch all of the nuances of another language. Good job, though. I believe you are saying that time is relative. And when dreaming of a love lost, it can go by very quickly.

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  • Hebert Logerie Sr.Hebert Logerie Sr. (5/13/2009 7:42:00 PM)

    Please correct to 'forget' not forgot. Correct me too if I am wrong.

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