Posted on September 7, 2015
by Elan Mudrow
Category: PoetryTags: Aylan Kurdi, Life, Love, Migration, Poem, Poetry, War, Writing
With lips we press hard because we are not thinking of past or future but of holding on in the present.
Beautiful is just one word that comes to mind.
beautiful and a bit sad…
This is simply beautiful!
Love it! Beautiful imagery.
Excellent. The other side of eternity.
This is awesome. What a great work of literature 😉
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Another inspiring piece of writing by Elan Mudrow.
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I didn’t want to use the one from the news that a lot of people are overexposing. But, you hit on what I was hoping the photo I used would communicate. Memories.
Beautiful hints of comfort and being lost. The picture is haunting because of memories it touches.
Thanks. i just read your poem and love it. I am honored to be mentioned in conjunction with it.
Thank you! Your poem has broken a long-wrestled-with block. I have given you the credit here: https://kat5361.wordpress.com/2015/09/08/beached/
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Sad, gripping, reality. Where is humanity? Probably drowned I’m the Mediterranean Sea… RIP Aylan Kurdi 💔
Thank you. I will email you back!
“Our feet caught, sinking under the mush of leftover tides” – brilliant!
Loved this 🙂
I’ve looked at your site and think it’s wonderful. I will e-mail you directly.
Loved it and the last two lines made goosebumps erupt.
Hi I really love this, I am running an anthology in support of the Calais refugees. https://writersforcalaisrefugees.wordpress.com/. I would love to feature yours. It will be running for at least a month.
Beautiful imagery and deft turn of phrase, atruly delightful piece!
Meditative mood…enhanced by evocative imagery……Yes! Lovely!
Beautiful : )
Elan, I’ve posted the editor’s email in my original comment if you are interested in submitting.
And here is the group link. https://writersforcalaisrefugees.wordpress.com/about-2/
Thanks Talla. I’m not familiar with The Calais Writers Group. You can send the information to firstname.lastname@example.org
I adore the meditative tone, Elan, Would you like to submit this to The Calais Writers Group? If so, send all contributions for consideration to: email@example.com as attachments in Times Roman 12
Beautiful writing! Loved it.
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