Poetry Blog by Alem Hailu G/Kristos (nature)
Big Sal on Legacies (A poetic one scene drama) (Thu, 26 Jul 2018 04:07 pm)
on Let Us Leave Divide And Rule For The Fool (Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:13 am)
Are you a tourist or
A volcanologist my dear?
With a painful joy
To a live volcano getting near,
Do you want to pay homage
To earth's nadir
Conscious that beneath a sea level
A sweltering heat you can bear?
Then to Erta Ale go you not why
Found under Ethiopia's sky?
With a style jumping high,
Hitting the ground
Beating drums, on their waists,
Sabres tied around
Afro men along with...
Monday 15th October 2018 8:34 am
I bent again unto the ground
And I heard the quiet sound
Which the grasses make when they
Come up laughing from the clay
--We are the voice of God!—they said
Thereupon I bent my head
Down again I might see
If they truly spoke to me.
But, around me, everywhere,
Grass and tree and mountain where
Thundering in mighty glee,
--We are the voice of deity!—
And I leapt from where I lay:
Thursday 9th August 2018 12:23 pm