Poem by David Dephy

 

If I Can Find You Someone Else Will Find You Too

All your pain will soon be erased.
The sorrow of wondering rapidly gone.
The freedom to praise – the brilliant happening,
searching expecting wonders at dawn.
All the world’s mysteries – open them all.

Everything is in you and

if I can find you, someone else will find you too,
someone who, in spite of me, knows where you are,
who is heaven and earth’s ally,
feathered with a letter for you to send.

Then be calm when you feel the smell of the rays.
Then be calm when you guess the meaning of noise.
Then be calm when you see the children are playing.
The pain is now gone – the success is coming.
The mind is a playground of the universe’s silence.

Everything is in you and

I saw on your website,
that your name was once different,

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I’m a labyrinth, a digital vineyard
following the scent of ultraviolet light —

The wind on your head’s halo
represented with soft icon lettering.
look at me, I do not beautify apartments,
tell me if you are who or not

who I found, a ripe star,
a vigilant peck, a drunken smooch
as if the numbers I picked were flowers:
21 – 14 – 24,

A holy trinity, a three-digit code —
to me, three cosmos becoming three jewels,
or the drizzling or snowing when,
opening yourself to me,

You passed by in the distance —
If I can find you, someone else will find you too —
Someone feathered will give you
a letter sealed with heaven and earth’s mystery.

 

David Dephy is a trilingual Georgian/American poet and novelist, multimedia artist. His poems have been issued in the USA by Best Poetry, Verse Press, Adelaide Literary Magazine, Wild River Review, Statorec, Vita Brevis Poetry Magazine and Nixes Mate Review. I am an active participant of the American and international poetry and artistic scenes. In Georgia, he has published eight novels, fifteen collections of verse, and three poetry audio albums. His first book-length work in English, a novel titled All the World’s Mysteries, is forthcoming in the USA in fall 2019 from Mad Hat Press.

Ira Joel Haber was born and lives in Brooklyn. He is a sculptor, painter, writer, book dealer, photographer and teacher. His work has been seen in numerous group shows both in the USA and Europe and he has had 9 one man shows including several retrospectives of his sculpture. His work is in the collections of The Whitney Museum Of American Art, New York University, The Guggenheim Museum, The Hirshhorn Museum,The Albright-Knox Art Gallery & The Allen Memorial Art Museum. Since 2006 His paintings, drawings, photographs and collages have been published in over 230 on line and print magazines. He has received three National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, two Creative Artists Public Service Grant (CAPS), two Pollock-Krasner grants, two Adolph Gottlieb Foundation grants and, in 2010, he received a grant from Artists’ Fellowship Inc. in 2017 & 2018 he received the Brooklyn Arts Council SU-CASA artist-in-residence grant.

 

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