Ellie belfiglio

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



Ellie belfiglio

pensieri-sparsi… My transcendental lover, ah, the unknown,

my heartthrob friend, will we meet again?

I have murmured your name, I prayed for you.

Will you take me in my lonely hours?

And you, you whispered so softly in my ear,

so soft, almost hard to hear.

“Don’t hasten our union by your hand,

“or you’ll be taken in rage!”

Me, I complied, I waited, I worked toward fulfillment…

tear1… How was it when we saw us before?

Was it sweet, or filled with trembling fears?

What did I do, do you remember?

Did I struggle? Did I submit?

Which did you prefer?

… How will you see me in this life time?

As an old friend, I should think!

You wrapped your cloak around me,

when you gently kissed my lips;

and I did give you a longing sigh!

I will welcome you back with a passionate embrace,

for you…

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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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