yoonoos peerbocus

Gold Star - 44,193 Points (05/08/1941 / Mauritius)

Nostalgia - Poem by yoonoos peerbocus

The nostalgia of looking in
stills every other wish
save the expansion of self essence
that powers the beating heart
to breathe life
in your shape of dust.The rest,
eyes like those of a pet
glued on its stall,
too squints ridden to see the road's end,
padlocked, wallow in the paddock
until it gets dark
for these short few days.

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  • Don Kubicki (6/5/2019 8:40:00 PM)

    Thanks for sharing this. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/31/2019 3:18:00 PM)

    A lovely, eloquent portrayal.
    Well done, poet!
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  • Nosheen Irfan (4/21/2019 12:16:00 AM)

    What a deeply moving piece of poetry. So many underlying meanings. Well worded and meaningful. Thats life, slipping through our fingers. How the heart aches to think of the moments gone. (Report)Reply

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  • Richard Jarboe (4/4/2019 2:41:00 PM)

    Wallowing in the padlock with just one question. Does the heart beat so we can breathe or vice versa? Good one,
    ric
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  • Akhtar Jawad (4/3/2019 9:56:00 AM)

    My age is slipping from my hands nostalgia is inflating every day, at any moment I may be burst, I am a balloon of clay, but I can't turn out this uninvited guest, among all my friends nostalgia is the best, unlike me with the ageing it's increasing its charms, welcome nostalgia, come into my arms. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/1/2019 5:24:00 AM)

    Thank you for inviting me to read your poem. I love the accompanying warm feelings that nostalgia brings. Magical moments are indeed memorable and one tends to linger in the magic. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/31/2019 2:13:00 AM)

    A Good one. Soft passion and touchy (Report)Reply

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  • (3/22/2019 11:56:00 PM)

    Your beautiful poem made me feel nostalgic.Thanks for sharing it with all of us. (Report)Reply

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  • Michael Walker (3/20/2019 5:31:00 PM)

    I too rate nostalgia highly, remembering the vast hinterland of the past. It is a beautiful thing to say 'please' and 'thank you' to anyone who does us a favour. Very well written. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/20/2019 5:20:00 AM)

    A laudible effort of self realisation. Thank you dear poet...10 (Report)Reply

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  • (3/18/2019 9:45:00 AM)

    Thank you for the invitation to read your poem - - as always I consider you a poet of merit with a great future. (Report)Reply

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  • Diane Junio Montemayor (3/17/2019 6:30:00 AM)

    Dear Sir Yoonoos,

    very emotional..
    a wistful affection from the past....
    thanks for sharing

    Sincerely,
    Diane
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  • (3/16/2019 8:48:00 PM)

    hi, i liked your words....
    " The nostalgia of looking in
    stills every other wish
    save the expansion of self essence
    that powers the beating heart
    to breathe life
    in your shape of dust."
    it has a lot of insight, but sorry, i didn't understand the rest of the poem, it was too esoteric for me.
    cheerio carola
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  • Houda Boukassoula (3/16/2019 4:19:00 PM)

    " save the expansion of self essence
    that powers the beating heart." A very insightful thought indeed!
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  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (3/16/2019 8:59:00 AM)

    A wonderful poem imbued with wisdom and insight.
    Very perceptive write with superb imagery.
    " That powers the beating heart to breathe life"
    A beautiful line from a beautiful poem.
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  • Luke Hobbs (3/15/2019 3:13:00 PM)

    Excellent choice of words. It really makes you slow down and consider what is being conveyed. Very bittersweet. Well done! (Report)Reply

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  • Bryony Sheldon (3/15/2019 11:49:00 AM)

    lovely and beautiful. Thank you for sharing,10+ (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (3/15/2019 8:34:00 AM)

    Wonderful composition. Beautiful poem. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/15/2019 7:05:00 AM)

    I read more than three times. Nostalgia gives me a joy and a rhythm with your refined words! Thanks for the good poem! Best wishes, Taewon (Report)Reply

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  • Joe Bisicchia (3/14/2019 7:58:00 PM)

    I enjoyed this yoosnoos nice work (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Poem Edited: Friday, March 8, 2019


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