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[murmurs From The Earth Of This Land]

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Murmurs from the earth of this land, from the caves and craters,
from the bowl of darkness. Down watercourses of our
dragon childhood, where we ran barefoot.
We stand as growing women and men. Murmurs come down
where water has not run for sixty years.
Murmurs from the tulip tree and the catalpa, from the ax of
the stars, from the house on fire, ringing of glass; from
the abandoned iron-black mill.
Stars with voices crying like mountain lions over forgotten
colors.

Blue directions and a horizon, milky around the cities where the
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Aniruddha Pathak 10 October 2019

Sounds of the earth, this lovely poem reminded me of naada-brahma of the universe, the brahmanda.

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Georgie Lol 10 October 2018

Poem of 10818

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M Asim Nehal 11 February 2016

Nice poem...A beach of dream before the smoking mirror. You are close to that surf, and the leaves heated by noon, and the star-ax, the miner’s glitter walls.

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Dominic Windram 10 October 2019

Wonderfully imaginative...abounding with surrealistic imagery!

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Kumarmani Mahakul 10 October 2018

A beach of dream before the smoking mirror. You are close to that surf, and the leaves heated by noon, and the star-ax, the miner’s glitter walls.......touching expression. Beautiful poem.

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Dr Antony Theodore 10 October 2019

beach of dream before the smoking mirror. You are close to that surf, and the leaves heated by noon, and the star-ax, the miner’s glitter walls. a very fine poem. tony

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Uche Nwanze 10 October 2019

A fascinating poem that got me thinking, deserving of POD.

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Kingsley Egbukole 10 October 2019

A beautiful poem. Well articulated. Thanks for sharing

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Harley White 10 October 2019

This is a wonderful poem. I never heard of this poet. Thank you for posting...

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Kumarmani Mahakul 10 October 2019

This is a beautiful poem on murmurs From The Earth Of This Land composed by Muriel Rukeyser. Nice penmanship and nice theme.

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