Ellie belfiglio

When I hear this sound that awakens me, intimidating its way into my cloistered night, I write…

“EMPTY BOX”

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Ellie belfiglio

Once, there were sky, earth and nature.

Then there came creatures, plants, and despair.

Flowers, trees, animals, human;

Babies born from woman and man.

Suffering, bliss, play, and convenience;

Life was nothing but a great experience.

Parents set aside and empty box-

Which will be filled with joy and vox.

Toys go in for a child.

Joy and fear enter when you’re a bride.

Hardships fill the box as we grow.

Often we feel to run away and flow.

The box is half full in spring.

A picture at the bottom is abut swing.

At the top of hill you feel cold.

Gazing down the hill to the wold.

The box is full of dire and ice.

Living has had a high price.

We cling to the box, put more in with force.

We don’t know nature within its course.

The time comes to close the door;

With all the…

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Author: elliebelfiglio

I am a professor, a poet, an author, and an immigrant. I am the survival of many political and economical hardship. As a political immigrant, it took me a long time to master the English language and to come to terms that I can never see my family again. "THE PARTING FROM MY FAMILY WAS THE BEGINNING OF A FRIENDSHIP THAN THE END OF OUR FRIDAYS!" My autobiography, "THE RAIN STOPS IN TEXAS" was published in 1997 by Eakin Press. It can be found in Amazon. As Ernest Hemingway says, write about something you know, most of my novels are about cultural difference of the old and new and American style of living compare to my home country. My poetry are in all forms. I write as they come to me. My first draft is always my last draft. "THIS IS MY WORLD, WELCOME!" "THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE!"

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