Concordia

Concordia

A Poem by Sami Khalil
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The migrant crisis in Europe.

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Concordia/By Sami Khalil

The migrant crises!



That same winter,

I had gardened faces when earth was strange,

Lacking Concordia and soft spots of the heart.

That same winter,

An Arcadian sun crossed our barb wired orchards,

Drowning the traces of refugees.

Who, in the quiet moments of apparitions,

When phantoms had lain in wait,

Lived not the daily verses of struggle or

The geography of unsettled borders?

Who remembers not?

Wars, incidents, accidents…Or the art of survival,

When life curiously lingers in death

And love is no more.

That hot summer,

I patterned names in hesitations,

Leaving the introduction of crimson voices to the dying legends.

That hot summer,

When those boats sank helplessly,

So much as our conjugated humanity.

Just as before!

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© 2015 Sami Khalil



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Jen
An outstanding poem. The wit is fully used. The word "Concordia" forces the reader to create visual images in mind... I want the analysis of this poem Sami because perhaps there is a imagery of Troy in the poem or just refugee problems explained.. That has so much impressed me...

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

About an analysis it is mainly about the migrants crisis and how we should be a little more compassi.. read more
Jen

2 Years Ago

Oh I was thinking the same Sami. Thanks so much. BTW I was confusing this poem with another battle.... read more
Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

All good. Thank you kindly. ....:)......
very visual and deep piece .. I thought you did a great job on this one .. overall a very impressive write..

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

Wow. Thank you so much beloved poet for this wonderful review and appreciation. Take care......:).... read more
Sean M. Addams

2 Years Ago

No problem
Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

^)...........
From one writer to another, glad I stopped by, I rarely find poems that peak my interest these days.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

Wow. Thank you so much Rene for this lovely review and timely visit. Have a great one...:)............ read more
A harsh and important topic, well expressed in your vivid words, Sami.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

Wow. So true and well articulated. Thank you so much beloved poet for this lovely review and visit... read more
Great write, that took me to the pain of refugees of whom I never thought about. hank you for sharing this realistic piece of art

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

Wow. Thank you so much beloved poet for this wonderful review and appreciation. So glad to see you... read more
A topic worthy and needy of a poetic and understanding pen, thank you for showing humanity that compassion is needed more than ever Sami :)

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

Wow. So true and well articulated. Thank you so much beloved poet for the great visit and heart...:).. read more
You touch well upon this painful subject. Refugees deserve our attention. As per Eric's review, I like the 'cool empathy' like you are a reporter, an observer only.

Well done.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

Wow. Thank you so much dear poet for this wonderful review and visit. All appreciated. ....:)......
Grand write. A poem of the harshness which these immigrants face done with a cool empathy and creativeness. Well done!


Eric

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

Wow. Thank you so much beloved poet for this wonderful review and appreciation. You are appreciated.. read more
Eric Cox

2 Years Ago

You're welcome. And thank you my friend! I enjoy your writing.
Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

:)...............
*standing ovation* you are just one different typa poet dear, very well written. so much detail ironed down to the last little bit and perfectly presented. lovely.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

Wow. What a lovely and wonderful review from a beloved poet. Thank you kindly for all. ....:).....
Respect!! A wonderfully vivid peace. Thanks for sharing...,
Res Ipsa Loquitur

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sami Khalil

2 Years Ago

Wow. Thank you so much for this wonderful review and visit. ...:).....

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