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Arna Bontemps - Reconnaissance

After the cloud embankments,
the lamentation of wind
and the starry descent into time,
we came to the flashing waters and shaded our eyes
from the glare. 

Alone with the shore and the harbor,
the stems of the cocoanut trees,
the fronds of silence and hushed music,
we cried for the new revelation
and waited for miracles to rise.

Where elements touch and merge,
where shadows swoon like outcasts on the sand
and the tried moment waits, its courage gone--
there were we

in latitudes where storms are born.

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Poet: Arna Bontemps
Poem: Reconnaissance
Poem of the Day: Sep 6 2000

Comment 126 of 126, added on July 30th, 2014 at 7:28 AM.

I really liked your article post.Really thank you! Will read on...

General home care from Ghana
Comment 125 of 126, added on July 30th, 2014 at 5:53 AM.

Thanks a lot for the post. Much obliged.

Magazine from Moldova
Comment 124 of 126, added on July 29th, 2014 at 7:25 AM.

Thank you ever so for you blog.Thanks Again. Keep writing.

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