The Answer Lies Somewhere Inside Your Heart

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Why do white orchids stand alone?
Can we be as naked as them in their purity?
Tell me where did the afternoon sun
learn
to be so unforgiving,
is this a sign that the world is coming to an end?
Lovers are at one with the hovering of night,
I wonder
if their laughter causes the moon to be jealous?
Does heaven
distinguish between mosque, temple and cathedral?
Must nature be victim
to atrocities of war, tears of blood and confusion?
I have walked upon the path
of self-doubt, met a few energy eating monsters
along the way
how does rain know when to deprive me
of candied desperation?
Does the butterfly know weed from flower?
Why are trees insistent upon participating
in conversation?
I have long learned the value of time,
how do you prevent
forever
from slipping out of your hands?
If I am to die the next day
would it matter to you that you can no longer hear
my voice?
Why does music have a calming effect upon the ear?
Tell me,
what does poetry do for you
on days
when the soul yearns
for more?
The answer lies somewhere inside your heart.

 

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Posted for Poems in April @ Real Toads

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36 thoughts on “The Answer Lies Somewhere Inside Your Heart

  1. Jim says:

    Hi Sanaa– I’m betting that you asked your mom zillions of questions. You have to realize that the Moon is a stodgy fellow. And that he doesn’t see anything that he can’t shine his light on.
    ..

    • Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Bjorn πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it ❀️

      (and thank you for the lovely prompt) 🌹

  2. Kim M. Russell says:

    They are all interesting questions, Sanaa, but my favourites are:
    β€˜Lovers are at one with the hovering of night,
    I wonder
    if their laughter causes the moon to be jealous?’
    and
    β€˜how do you prevent
    forever
    from slipping out of your hands?’

  3. Barry says:

    This is artistry at its finest. I am amazed and envious of your talent! I can’t cite a favorite line, as each line took my breath away.

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