RUBBISH LID CHASE

 

Rubbish Lid Chase

 

The swish, bash, bang of the rubbish lid chase 

autumn leaves tornado in haste 

 

Storms fetch the surrounding debris 

Life’s storms are collective requiring their own sanctuary 

 

The hour glass contributes to the wait 

sand shifting slowly,

calm person aggravated by delay 

 

Turtle skin covers her handbag 

snakes skinned for boots brag 

 

Debt on credit cheers on banks 

stealing in interest families rank 

 

Wheels in motion trampling traffic

can society slow as the horse and cart 

does masking steer away reality 

 

Slumber the sweetness of sleep 

I have not been qualified its lasting treat 

 

Vanity, be it all vanity be it all drivel 

Society so tired

rest has no time for them

 

Words subject me daily to their attention

Free me 

 

Salwa Samra © 2012

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About salwasamra

Salwa is the owner and creator of Poet's Room. Salwa has a passion to have Poetry rise from the ashes of days gone by to modern day reading material. Poet’s Room will offer the reader the opportunity to sit within its room, enjoy of its surroundings through words that will touch any reader. Pick and choose from Salwa's varied assortments. Poet’s Room is welcoming, intriguing, and inspiring. Take a tour, relax, contemplate and enjoy the variety of Poetry. www.salwasamra.com Salwa has authored two books, a Non Fiction book - "Web of Losing Me," and "Poet's Room - Volume I." As a writer of Non-Fiction, Poetry, Creative Writings and Fiction, Salwa extends herself in many writing projects. Salwa has contributed a short story - Dreams Didgeridoo - to an Australian Anthology. Salwa is currently working on her third book - Colour Me In - a fiction story of a young lady and her forceful culture. Salwa's Lebanese culture is deep-seated in poetry and philosophy, her writings are influenced by her historic culture. Throughout Salwa's growing years her father habitually recited Arabic Poetry. Though Salwa couldn't understand most of the poetic words because they were in classic Arabic it truly did have an impact on her and her writings. The richness of the words, the depths of affluence on Salwa's cultural history, traditions, and customs, has truly reigned in Salwa to follow through in her poetic writings. Salwa commit's herself to continue in this depth from her culture, and its richness of philosophy and poetry. Her desire is to encourage the reader to think beyond what is written, to contemplate life's experiences, to long to be intrigued, and inspired, thus, Salwa finds herself writing about topics that reflect nature, emotions, sentiment, and experiences of the human body, mind, and spirit, consequently, reaching further into the culture that built in Salwa the love for poetry, the passion for writing. Salwa's Christian faith is another integral facet of her writings, being the cornerstone of her inspirations. Her study in Theology and Creation has influenced Salwa to share with her readers the beauty, diversity and challenges the world has to offer.
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