Elena Sandu


..Pardon?


What is that sound?
The subway train?
The people's rush?
No, those are very quiet
comparing with the silent shouts
of hearts bursting of love!
Between cracks, I hear the warmest voice:
Don't keep inside: let out, share!
Then, comes an echo..
.. from here, and there..

-Pardon! ? !
-How?
-When?
-To whom?
and..where?

Submitted: Monday, April 04, 2011
Edited: Monday, April 11, 2011

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  • Amitava Sur (4/14/2014 4:33:00 AM)

    very nice poem centering a word Pardon ..... who will pardon whom and hundred of questions balloon. (Report) Reply

  • _____________________________________ - (6/4/2012 7:45:00 PM)

    Elena....
    if linguists frown not
    I hold this name out
    to tyrants to armies
    with daggers of madness drawn
    Elena... I shall whisper to
    disease and hunger and mistrust
    and with these offering
    I shall seek
    to become barrier (though meek)
    amidst strong and weak
    a living breathing apology
    for sins I never did
    Elena..... (Report) Reply

  • Rekha Mandagere (4/18/2011 4:05:00 AM)

    Dear friend, what a great philosophy of life you have captured in these great lines! Pardoning makes life relaxed and it is a solution for ever haunting evil- hateredness. I really relaxed while reading this beautiful poem.Marks 10 Rekhamandagere (Report) Reply

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