Something To Say…

Something To Say… short poem

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Am I happy?
Am I sad?
Have I been good?
Have I been bad?
Look at me crippled
Over there
Look at me dancing
Everywhere
Am I really sitting still?
Am I climbing up that hill?
I am weaving my own way
I’m just living it, my day
I’m so stubborn
I refuse
Rotten systems
With no use
I say no, for modern thought
Trading life, seeking the drought
Bringing such a global loss
That I call: the epoch of stress

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Nada Amine Awar

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I am a Lebanese female poet, researcher and writer in Arabic and English.Fourth of January, 1957 I was born in Quarnayel, Lebanon. Being an only daughter among three sons, gave my whole life an aromatic taste. I got a master degree in political science from the American University of Beirut. Mahatma Gandhi is the only politician I follow and respect. Gamal Abd Nasir is the only Arab leader I admire. Rabindranath Tagore is my spiritual master. His poetry, writings, music, and universal thought is a real fountain for my spiritual uplifting. Chief Seattle’s “Message To the Modern World” broadened my views and deepened my interrelationships with Mother Nature and the GREAT SPIRIT. John Lennon is my daily friend. I recognize his song “Imagine” as my national anthem. I am a fan of Yoko Ono; I appreciate what she gave to the “whole world” through her love to John. I believe that the cosmic law is the only law that any creature must follow in order to understand the simple truth of life and death: that is another form of existence.
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