Raquel Angel Nagler
Biography of Raquel Angel Nagler
My name is Raquel Angel Nagler. I was born in Haifa, Israel, in 1949. After my army service I studied in Haifa University (B.A. in statistics and economics) . Later on I graduated from the medical school of Padua, italy, and specialized in pneumology.
For the last 27 years I am living and working in Athens, Greece. My family includes a husband, a son and two cats.
A few years ago I became deeply interested in Buddhism and after a while I got into the irreversible habit of writing.
You can find more of my poems at www.trilogyofthemirrors.com
Raquel Angel Nagler Poems
In the depth of my mind My thoughts don't see. Like fish at the bottom of the ocean The feel their way among old sunken ships:
Mad Mirrors - Part C (7)
QUOTE: 'We can't grasp the unique metamorphosis of reality. We can't grasp beauty' - R.M. Rilke Maybe beauty Is a moon in the water.
Behind the line of solitude, hardened on the lips, My rocks live with their back to the sea, Still looking for the face of the rain: The purified memories.
The ritual of dinners Beneath the weight of twilight The table-cloth, Soaked with the smell of little dinners,
Scarred Mirrors (25)
Maybe The road means promise. I voyage by you To a 'sometime' named future
Scarred Mirrors (2)
You: an adolescent river. Young water. I drink you with all the mouths I have: The mouth of thirst. The mouth of laughter. The mouth of loneliness.
Scarred Mirrors (57)
You: whole. Wounded. Sensual. Pure. Aerial. Terrestrial. Your name: night. Your name: love.
Mad Mirrors (2)
I find my words In the depth of my sigh. In the whisper of my eyes.
Mad Mirrors (5)
My poems: A map of edges. The frontiers of my silence.
Mad Mirrors - Part C (8)
QUOTE: 'How is it possible to live, since the elements of life remain beyond our reason: death, love' - R.M. Rilke Maybe Reason is a blind mirror.
Mad Mirrors - Part C (9)
QUOTE: 'When we are young we do not know where to locate the center of our life' - R.M. Rilke It's evening in my soul Yet, I don't know
Aged Mirrors (14)
My years grew old. The only dream left Is the dream of quiet: The murmur on its calm wings.
Mad Mirrors (8)
I write words As lost, as definite As steps in the night.
A pond Ruby birds of autumn Drink the water mirror, their captive halcyon days, In the human way:
In the depth of my mind
My thoughts don't see.
Like fish at the bottom of the ocean
The feel their way among old sunken ships:
My anchors of sadness.