The last two weeks


 

The last two weeks

 

 

Sitting in my bedroom

Numb… frozen

Surrounded by many… many people

 

I could see

 Their blank faceless faces

No comprehension

 

I could hear

Their void voiceless voices

No understanding

 

I could feel

Their invisible subtle movements

No perception

 

For two whole weeks

My bedroom was a black hole

Sucking me and all in

 With immense overpowering force

 

Darkness prevailed

Not a thread of light could be seen

Or escape

All energy was condensed

 Into heavy matter

And time has slowed down to zero

 

Those two weeks

Were longer than the age of time

 

The mass of everything

Was almost infinite

Even air felt intensely heavy

 

The volume of all…

People, thoughts and sensations

Were annihilated to nil

 

As if Einstein’s relativity

Has been verified

There and then

 

Every thing was immersed in stillness…

Dense…intense…

 Motionless…emotionless

 

Except my heart

That was racing

Beating with the speed of light

 

My sweetheart was leaving

And my heart wanted to follow

How can I restrain?

 

 

04-04-2006

 
© Copyright 2006 Nahida Izzat -PoetryforPalestine – All Rights Reserved
 

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