Monday, January 09, 2006

"The dream"             [rubai]


Eventually
    the words
          become

        sheer melody

we lose the
    hope
        of finding

      what we yearn to see

eventually
  the candle
          gutters
      morning dawns

we lose
    the dream
          we even lose

      its memory




2 Comments:

Blogger V Murthy said...

The Dream - a very touching poem- yours?

Mon Jan 09, 04:03:00 AM PST  
Blogger david raphael israel said...

yes Ji--

all poems on this blog are so attributable (except if otherwise noted).

cheers, d.i.

Mon Jan 09, 04:28:00 AM PST  

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