Dejan Stojanovic

Rookie - 10 Points (March 11,1959 / Pec, Kosovo (the former Yugoslavia))

Dancing Of Sounds - Poem by Dejan Stojanovic

There is a moonlight note
In the Moonlight Sonata;
There is a thunder note
In an angry sky.

Sound unbound by nature
Becomes bounded by art.
There is no competition of sounds
Between a nightingale and a violin.

Nature rewards and punishes
By offering unpredictable ways;
Art is apotheosis;
Often, the complaint of beauty.

Nature is an outcry,
Unpolished truth;
The art—a euphemism—
Tamed wilderness.


Comments about Dancing Of Sounds by Dejan Stojanovic

  • Louis A. Borgo Louis A. Borgo (12/22/2014 3:12:00 PM)

    The title is what pull me and it was the selected poem of the day. You can almost tell the whole atmosphere and day by the words you choice. (Report) Reply

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  • Kim Barney (12/22/2014 11:23:00 AM)

    Nicely done, and congratulations on having this poem selected poem of the day for three years in a row on December 22! (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga Rajnish Manga (12/22/2014 10:36:00 AM)

    Congrats for being selected 'poem (and poet) of the day' once again. I like the poem. Feels like the nature has descended upon this beautiful poem. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • John Richter (12/22/2014 8:20:00 AM)

    I like the flow of your poem very much. A poem not just of sound, but the loveliness of each note found in nature... Truly it can be a symphony of tamed wilderness.... Very nicely put. (Report) Reply

  • Pranab K Chakraborty Pranab K Chakraborty (12/22/2014 12:27:00 AM)

    Sound unbound by nature
    Becomes bounded by art........It's called wisdom. Universal truth for all age of beyond ages. Unique utterance. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (12/22/2013 7:04:00 PM)

    ....I love to listen to the bird's symphonies in the early spring
    morning...it is so nice to hear so many chirping and
    singing like in harmony...it is magical...beautiful write.. (Report) Reply

  • Liliana ~el (12/22/2013 10:01:00 AM)

    Pretty, nice interpretation and piecing of music's nature (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (12/22/2013 7:03:00 AM)

    Lovely poem with amazing play of words. Thank you so much for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (12/22/2013 7:01:00 AM)

    Lovely poem with amazing play of words. Thank you so much for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Leslie Philibert (12/22/2013 5:25:00 AM)

    Like this, well written... (Report) Reply

  • Yasmeen Khan Yasmeen Khan (12/22/2013 12:50:00 AM)

    Nature is an outcry,
    Unpolished truth;
    The art—a euphemism—
    Tamed wilderness............profound lines, tamed wilderness, beauty in rusticity, congrats on poem of the day. (Report) Reply

  • Tony Karas (12/22/2012 3:24:00 PM)

    Totally awesome... draws vivid pictures (Report) Reply

  • Pranab K Chakraborty Pranab K Chakraborty (12/22/2012 6:20:00 AM)

    Beautiful comparison drawn by words. Nice depth of depicting the mystery of art. Great artist simply can define such designation. Thank you the Poet.............................................................Pranab k c.................................10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (4/23/2010 2:06:00 PM)


    …Sound unbound by nature/Becomes bounded by art…’

    Finest Truth but polished and pulsating! Thanks for a great poetry…
    Voted 10 [euphonically]
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK (Report) Reply

  • Milica Franchi De Luri (2/20/2010)

    Art in general is apotheosis, elevated to a status of god and worshiped by many. Being an artist myself, i definitely thrive by the arts. And i also agree that art can be blunt and shocking but it's mostly enjoyable..........10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 23, 2010

Poem Edited: Friday, December 2, 2011


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