An Anti War Poem: Write my Poem without a Landscape (Dedicated to Olga Prilutskaya) / Poem by Dr. Jawaz Jaffri

Poem by Dr. Jawaz Jaffri
An Anti War Poem dedicated to Olga Prilutskaya, a famous Novalis, poetess, editor and publisher from Crimea (Russia). She spent her childhood in Ukraine which is burning in war flames.special blessings for her as well as her family, friends and innocent people.
I Write my Poem without a Landscape
I presented my clothing to the fire as an offering
And recognised my blood
To be my new attire
And began leading my dreams
Ukraine’s flaming evening
Changes her dress facing me
My landscape is burnt to cinders
My poem
I write without a landscape
Rasool Hamzatov knows my grief
My heaven’s blue sheet started burning
So i wrote the verses of my poem
On my body
So that i may welcome my guest doves
I heard those sounds
Whose existence is yet delayed
I’ve devoted my fire
To the cold blood of many innocents
That flows through the crossroads of Kyiv
I began to write the elegy of the earth
Reclining against the lush tree of Bikayen
The aflame boughs of Olive-plant in Kyiv
Beckon me to them
But I’m in pursuit of my friends
Who have been buried alive
O my friend made-to-sleep-underground
Please call me!
I’m searching for a collective communal grave
In the lampless streets of the city.

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