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The Country Of Marriage

Rating: 4.5

I.

I dream of you walking at night along the streams
of the country of my birth, warm blooms and the nightsongs
of birds opening around you as you walk.
You are holding in your body the dark seed of my sleep.

II.

This comes after silence. Was it something I said

that bound me to you, some mere promise
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Edward Kofi Louis 13 June 2016

To set you free of me! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Chinedu Dike 07 October 2019

Well articulated and nicely brought forth with conviction. An insightful work of art.

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iT'S THE MOOD AND THE TONE IN THIS POEM THAT I FIND MOST REFRESHINGLY FAMILIAR.... AN ALMOST DISSONANT MELANCHOLY THAT CANNOT COME FROM HOLDING BACK FOR FEAR OF RELATIONSHIP, BUT CAN ONLY COME FROM HAVING BRAVED THE DEPTHS OF ONE'S SOUL IN LOVE.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 13 June 2016

Feeling solace of the native land. Excellent concept. Thanks for sharing.10 points.

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So much emotions of a worldly life and love in the poem.great.

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Savita Tyagi 13 June 2016

A very reflective poem of mature love and gratitude toward a woman who must have given so much. I give you my love for all the beautiful and honest women reflects the attitude of respect and care towards all women. Loved the images, the emotions, the dreams that came together in this beautiful poem.

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