Dan Danila

Rookie (28.07.1954 / Romania)

Remember - Poem by Dan Danila

I, the taster of late autumns,
hardly remembering the tobacco flower
spying the shivering hoary lake –
can sometimes hear my heartbeat.

At daybreak – only the lamp
of the old man polishing lenses
and the poet's narrow window
are still tempting the fireflies;
while the rose leans forward,
between verbs, against our engraved
arms; when silence is a swan
that has turned away from dying
and the moon is drying up her wings
like a newborn butterfly...


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  • (8/13/2005 4:52:00 AM)


    Beautiful words, Dan.
    'At daybreak – only the lamp
    of the old man polishing lenses
    and the poet's narrow window
    are still tempting the fireflies;
    while the rose leans forward,
    between verbs, against our engraved
    arms; ' - This is exquisite writing.
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  • (8/13/2005 3:10:00 AM)


    when silence is a swan
    that has turned away from dying
    and the moon is drying up her wings
    like a newborn butterfly...

    I love your taste of autumn!
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 13, 2005



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