Poems of Hope and Despair


If you know
the secret
of using
earth &
for making gold
for fixing the sun
in your own sky
so that it shines
and sheds light
upon your body

If you know
to make gold
is to cure
to heal yourself
then you are
an alchemist

I know a man
he turns his gold
into ashes

upon his body
the sun
does not

Esther Kamkar, Palo Alto, California artist and poet. Poems, poetry, writing, published works - footer logo

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