Maria Danoussi

One Day - Poem by Maria Danoussi

One day I'll see the sky catch fire
One day I'll watch the waves
Crash before my feet in a respectful bow
One day I'll welcome back those who have gone
One day I'll witness the downtrodden rise
And in one breath whisper "It didn't matter,
We were always weightier than you"
And I'll weep then, I'll weep till my part
Of the collective crime against them all is forgiven
For I was weak of heart and gifted my love one-sidedly
For my arms did not reach far out enough
And I put my dreams to sleep because the sirens
Had it their way with me too

Topic(s) of this poem: future

Form: Blank Verse

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Living in an age where racial hatred still poisons people's lives, this is a tribute to all those who envisage a world without prejudice of any kind, racial or other.

Comments about One Day by Maria Danoussi

  • Jazib Kamalvi (12/13/2017 6:13:00 AM)

    A refined poetic imagination, Maria D. You may like to read my poem, Love And Lust. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 4, 2017

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