Needlecraft

Our words interwoven
The closing of distance

And now a brocade
In the making

Image lacing through image

Meanings stitched into the
Fabric of our souls

All the soft and curious instincts
Rendered into a secret language

That cannot be hidden from the world
Like a Jewish boy and Arab girl

Bonding across battle-lines
Their story turned into a novel

Published in 35 different translations

13 comments

  1. Very beautiful.

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    1. πŸ™‚ thanks, thanks

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  2. A perfect portrait of love…so beautifully painted. Masterful!

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    1. Happy you liked it πŸ™‚

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      1. I think verse is particularly special when it evokes a warmth and longing deep down inside. “Needlecraft” did exactly that. Really good work!

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        1. You have a particularly sweet way of articulating your thoughts πŸ™‚ thanks

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        2. My pleasure!

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  3. Lovely words… 🀘✌:-)

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    1. Hey, lovely comment, Sundaram. Thanks.

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  4. Man!!! Lovely Vera, You just shot so much joy into my heart!!! I literally burst out laughing at the last line. LOVE this. Thank You!!! Have a great weekend! πŸ€—β€οΈβ˜€οΈ

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    1. You too, dear one. Thank you. πŸ™‚

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  5. Thank You!!! πŸ’–πŸ¬β˜€οΈ

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