The winner of the March 2011 VoicesNet Writing Contest is "The Look of the Rain", a short story by Yannis Apostolos Politopoulos of Greece.

Βράδυ. Ένα μικρό φως ταλαντεύεται για λίγο στο σκοτάδι. Κύματα οι διαβάτες στην προκυμαία. Σε λίγο η πανσέληνος διαχέεται στην ακροθαλασσιά. Γυμνή νυκτωδία σωπαίνει τη πλάση. Σα φιλί άλλης εποχής. Σιωπηλό, έντιμο, βέβαιο για τη δύναμή του. Άξαφνα, ένα ανθρώπινο χέρι γράφει :

Πέμπτη, 14 Ιουλίου 2016

The kiss of knowledge

(Fora a book by our friend Petra M. Jansen) 

As soon as she pronounced his name
the sky smiled

As soon as he wrote her name
the sea chilled

By their first kiss
the wind stopped blowing

And when they looked at each others eyes
the words narrated their story

And the duration of one kiss
became a century of repeated love

And even the clouds smiled
in front of the reciprocity of their common future

Because the love is knowledge
sent by god
and eternal future

Yannis Politopoulos

5 σχόλια:

  1. Dear Yannis, thank you so much for your honor and heartwarming words... you´re thoughts are love, your poetry is love in motion and I really appreciate your recommendation. I can´t say how impressed I am at the moment, thank YOU! Here are my best wishes from Germany to Greece and I wish the very best, all my good thoughts to you today, God bless. Your friend, Petra

  2. Beautifully done, the book and the poem, love it Yannis.

  3. Love is knowledge sent by God - I love this, it's awesome. Have a wonderful weekend, Yannis.

  4. yannis and Vanya ! I hope you spend a wonderful summer !
    Love is the most beautiful word I know !
    I thank you for your kind words !

  5. Dear Yannis and Vania, I passed on your comment to my son Matthew. Here is his reply "Please inform them that I feel both touched and honoured . They both re-affirm my firm belief that there are still kind and decent people in this world. Please send them my profound thanks and love."
    Thank you both again.
    Love Dianne xoxoxo ❤️