Thursday, April 15, 2010

The Street Comments

Rating: 3.4

Here is a long and silent street.
I walk in blackness and I stumble and fall
and rise, and I walk blind, my feet


Octavio Paz
urboyme 17 February 2021


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mckenzie zellowa 21 June 2020

what a beatiful poem

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Dr Antony Theodore 25 May 2020

Everything dark and doorless, only my steps aware of me, I turning and turning among these corners which lead forever to the street. a very fine poem. tony

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Soran M. H 21 December 2019

thanks for this great poem, I have translated into Arabic and Kurdish, it is one of my favorite poem, well done for this submission and translation..

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Rashedur 29 July 2019

Here is a long and silent street. what a poem.

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Adeeb Alfateh 26 June 2019

Everything dark and doorless, only my steps aware of me, I turning and turning among these corners which lead forever to the street great wrote great 10++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Stella Crews 25 June 2019

Transitional moving in time. There are ghost-like hints of the living. You can hear the crackle of leaves.

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Britte Ninad 08 August 2018

marvelously written this poem

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Subhas Chandra Chakra 02 March 2018

Everything dark and door less, only my steps aware of me, What a great poem revealing the restless quest of someone who is even haunted by his own shadow. I had read such a theme in a novel, but the feeling as it is painted here was not that revealing. Thanks great poet for such a skillful art. 10++++++++++++++++++++++ Subhas

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Susan Williams 01 March 2018

What a twisting and turning frightening tale of a man haunted by himself. Reading master poets like this puts us in our place and leave us nothing to do but strive harder to paint our scenery and paint our story

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Edward Kofi Louis 01 March 2018

Silent street! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Seamus O Brian 01 March 2018

The reader is slowly drawn hesitatingly into this piece by the dark and uncertain mood. What are we observing here, in this late hour, upon this lonely street? Our understanding unfolds even as the subject's understanding unfolds. We finally realize we are watching a desperate man being chased by, and chasing after: himself. Truly a striking work of art utilizing mood, imagery, incisive vocabulary to impart a compelling and dramatic message.

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Nudershada Cabanes 01 March 2018

A poem of suspense with a dark mood.wonderfully crafted.

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Bernard F. Asuncion 01 March 2018

Such a great poem by Octavio Paz??????

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Josey Alfred 21 December 2017

Awakened conscious is a ghost when you are lonely. Well written. Beautiful poem.

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Sofia Fiona 11 March 2016

Chilling and wonderful

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