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picture 9 Jul 2005 @ 12:41, by Silvia M.S

I'm posting here some of my poems. I write them in my mother tongue (Spanish), but I'm including too an english translation, so you can understand them.
I wrote the poem 'Tomorrow' in a difficult period of my life, trying to keep my hope and thinking that better times would come ahead.



Tomorrow

Tomorrow

Tomorrow I will walk across the desert
that kept myself away from the sea,
feeling in my barefoot feet
from the sand the warm embrace.
I will raise my eyes to the sky,
forgiveness then will guide my way
and with love will shelter my hope.

Tomorrow,
when the silence that stun my ears
memories will discover inside the soul;
but not those which clouded my senses,
not those... they should just leave!
I want the sincere smiles to come back,
the dawns, the clear nights...

Tomorrow I will run,
the wind won't reach me
and to the beach will hunt me up.
Under golden tears of sadness
I will open my old umbrella,
and then will lean out to the life
with peacefulness in my heart.

------------------------------------

Mañana

Mañana cruzaré el desierto
que del mar me separaba,
sintiendo en mis pies descalzos
de la arena el cálido abrazo.
Alzaré hasta el cielo la mirada,
el perdón entonces guiará mis pasos
y con cariño abrigará mi esperanza.

Mañana,
cuando el silencio que mis oídos aturde
recuerdos descubra en el alma;
mas no aquellos que nublaban mis sentidos,
esos no... ¡que se vayan!
que vuelvan las sonrisas sinceras,
los despertares, las noches claras...

Mañana correré,
no logrará alcanzarme el viento
y me perseguirá hasta la playa.
Bajo lágrimas doradas de tristeza
abriré mi viejo paraguas,
y entonces me asomaré a la vida
con el corazón en calma.

------------------------------------

Silvia Martinez




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14 comments

9 Jul 2005 @ 12:46 by jstarrs : A strong one...
...this is when the unbelievably strong creative muses like music & poetry are able to put back together again our torn apart souls.
I'm gonna send this to a (Spanish-born) friend, if I may?
Glad you have a log up & going & thanks for sharing.  



9 Jul 2005 @ 12:52 by silviamar : jstarrs
Thanks for your comment, Jeff, I'm glad you liked it. And of course, you can send it to your friend!  


9 Jul 2005 @ 13:13 by scotty : So glad
to see this log ... 'hope' - the trampoline towards the next 'now' of being where you want to be !

Thankyou for sharing Silvia.  



9 Jul 2005 @ 17:53 by jstarrs : My friend...
..was really moved by your poem
my friend just
opened the email
& read it to me
in spanish
on the phone
and said
"it moves me"

for me, this is what ncn is all about.
thanks.  



9 Jul 2005 @ 18:42 by gea : Very beautiful
Llega directamente al corazón en la versión original. Muy hermoso. Gracias por compartir.
:-)  



9 Jul 2005 @ 20:43 by silviamar : thanks
Thank you all for your beautiful words. I wish I could write poems directly in English, so no translation would be needed. Well, I keep trying :-)  


10 Jul 2005 @ 00:15 by swanny : Today
Today I greet you...
Today I say hello...

Welcome to New civ..

Swanny  



10 Jul 2005 @ 08:30 by silviamar : swanny
thanks for the welcome! I really like this place!  


10 Jul 2005 @ 10:19 by jazzolog : What A Pleasure
to watch Silvia move into the neighborhood! I hope she will be here and creating with us for a long and beautiful time.  


10 Jul 2005 @ 13:25 by swan : Welcome to NCN, Silvia,
the poem is beautiful, thanks for putting the English and Spanish version up.  


10 Jul 2005 @ 16:11 by silviamar : Richard & Katelyn
Thanks for your comments. It's nice to have a little place to share our thoughts. Nice to meet you all!  


10 Jul 2005 @ 17:50 by hgoodgame : Beautiful words
In both languages. Welcome Silvia!  


11 Jul 2005 @ 06:20 by silviamar : Heidi,
thanks for the welcome. Nice to meet you!  


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