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The Omo

Rating: 4.4
Everyday is a poem to them
an anthem to the universe
dispersed then sudden arisen
a night into a sudden day
playfully now and then fighting
stars in a bed full of dust
crushing the earth into colours
sand-dust their faces with crystals
masks arising, masks surprising
here a grown man
or an antelope
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The Omo
Friday, September 11, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: beauty
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
For the beautiful people of the Omo Valley and for Hans Silvester
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COMMENTS
Khairul Ahsan 01 October 2020
The poem opens and closes beautifully: 'everyday is a poem to us an anthem to the universe dispersed then sudden arisen a night into a sudden day' - loved these lines!
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Mahtab Bangalee 01 October 2020
The Omo River in southern Ethiopia is the largest Ethiopian river outside the Nile Basin. Its course is entirely contained within the boundaries of Ethiopia, and it empties into Lake Turkana on the border with Kenya. The river is the principal stream of an endorheic drainage basin, the Turkana Basin. The tribal groups of this valley are different in their cultures and beliefs; whatever your poem is very beautifully crated on the valley.
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Mahtab Bangalee 01 October 2020
everyday is a poem to us an anthem to the universe dispersed then sudden arisen a night into a sudden day......beautifully written the poem on the beautiful people of the OMO valley and Hans Silvester, a member of the Rapho photographic agency. In this poem everything about the nature of the valley is delineated acutely; in every tribal people there are many lessons to learn the general people; congrats for being selected the poem as POD- -5****
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Varsha M 01 October 2020
This is really beautiful poem portraying the essense of life. Congratulations for being selected as POD.
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Edward Kofi Louis 01 October 2020
Joyful people! ! ! " Everyday is a poem for them" ! Thanks for sharing this with us.
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Akhtar Jawad 01 October 2020
everyday is a poem to us an anthem to the universe dispersed then sudden arisen a night into a sudden day. Nice concuding lines of a touching poem!
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Deluke Muwanigwa 01 October 2020
Excellent poem and ode. They look like me so i must be beautiful....where do they hail from them Omo bros of mine. Thanks for showing their beauty
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Sylvia Frances Chan 01 October 2020
Inspired by Hans Silvester in his The Omo People. Amazing! CONGRATULATIONS with being chosen by Poem Hunter and Team as The Member Poem Of The Day, dear MW. Most deserving poem. I have enjoyed very much this entertaining and thought-provoking poem
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Robert Murray Smith 01 October 2020
Imaginatively expressive with fine images. Congratulations.
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Congratulations being featured in POD
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