An introduction

Prior to 1989, the communist regime in Romania wouldn’t recognize the existence of homeless people, not even if threatened with a war. There was no news about the number of children taken in orphanages nor the real situation of such places. After 1989, there were numerous documentaries, articles in foreign media showing the miserable condition […]

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Birds of passage #poem

Staves stung by voiceless birds on their flight far from this fall, too dry, too soon, a boon to the soil, trails on a too-blue sunset scratching the sea of my sky- instantly healed by the memory of ‘Jesus loves you’ written in white on the clear blue sky over Orlando in a far distant […]

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Part of the story behind a poem

I knew very, very little about Māori people or their spiritual culture until two years ago, when miracle after miracle after miracle flied me to New Zeeland. At that time, I was not sure if I was gonna make it, if I was going to arrive there and also return back home alive. I even […]

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Seasons of life

Do not step on the dead leaves (bent veins still mourn their youth) until they decompose (an agony of memories still haunts their spine) from vibrant green, to yellow, then to brown, (in shriveled bodies laid on egotistic ground,) do not step on their shadows on the pavement  (the fizzled dust of once majestic highs) […]

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My poem published on Free Verse Revolution

” FREE VERSE REVOLUTION is self revolution through poetry and short prose. ” I loved this first line in the About section of this magazine. That’s why I dared to send my poems to them. This month’s theme was melancholy. And here is my poem: Thinking out loud I still don’t know why blue turns […]

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