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Africa Calls ... Listen !
by ~Indigo~ Elga
Monday, February 21, 2005
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... a moment of thought and inspiration.

This I know is very different to my usual ... so I hope I have managed to capture the essence and beauty of Africa... and trust that my feelings and emotions will course through you, as they do me!

warm hugs and love

Africa Calls…. Listen !


Africa speaks
listen to her gentleness
as she voices across the wild
although in many tongues so foreign
still so universally understood.

You breathe in her vastness,
filling your lungs to exalting point,
stimulating the once fasting mind,
with landscapes so unique,
as pulsating drum beats,
exude from her essence
invigorating within you,
primal instincts.

Within her arid dry expanses,
and her harsh Sahara,
with blowing stinging sands,
your feelings will still capture her beauty,
which will course through you,
as her many rivers that flow within her form.

Your pleasures enhanced,
with the magnificence of her splendid heights,
your eyes will hunger,
for the impressive picturesque quality,
of her mountainous terrains,
as they reach towards the sky.

Your sadness expressed,
as thoughts of leaving her,
but only as in her vales,
as seen from the beauty of above,
with meandering rivulets,
that will lift your spirits once again,
and exude, that element of affinity,

The sleep desired,
afraid of missing a single moment,
yet her alluring seductive sunset,
of red, yellow, orange hues,
will stroke your emotions,
with peace and tranquility,
inviting, enticing, and enthralling.

Your energy and love renewed,
by her bewitching soft sensual smile,
that captures your heart,
with rays of deep rich sheen
of golden warmth,
as she casts her glowing spell
upon your soul,
and forever holds you captive....
within her core.


Copyright Elga ~Indigo~
2 February 2005 - All Rights Reserved




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Reviewed by L. Figgins 3/3/2005
Superb imagery! "...she casts her glowing spell apon your soul, and forever holds you captive within her core." Like the great mountain that was once an active volcano(is it still?)...beautiful! Africa, being the seat of creation, has a mystical pull whose heartbeat(drumbeat) resounds in all of us...
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 2/24/2005
Elga...wonderful tribute to the great land....mesmerizing n luck....BHUWAN!!!!
Reviewed by Handsum Hart 2/21/2005
SUPER BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I salute you
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/21/2005

My ears are wide open...and so is my heart, after reading this beautiful tribute to the Mother Land. My dream is to visit Africa...because I believe that Africa calls me. :)

(((HUGS))) and love, and thank you, Karla. :)
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/21/2005
A great tribute to an alluring land of contrasts and beauty. Thank you, Elga. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 2/21/2005
Attaching my row boat to Karens. Sounds so beautiful
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/21/2005
i'm on my way! (I WISH! LOL)

beautiful poem, elga; thanks for sharing! well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in america, karen lynn in texas. :D
Reviewed by jude forese 2/21/2005
a most beautiful and captivating poem that encompasses africa's natural elegance ...
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/21/2005
Elga, having never been to Africa, I now feel I can bask in the beauty you so eloquently describe in this spectacular, fitting, tribute to the unique qualities of the continent. Thank you for sharing in such exquisite fashion the enchantment of this mysterious land that seems to entice each of us with it's magical, mystical ways.

Love, Ei8leen
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/21/2005
Brava Sis!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Paul Williams 2/21/2005
What a rich tapestry you have woven here Elga, a stunning tribute to perhaps the most beautful and diverse continent in the world excellent.

Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/21/2005
I think that the old country or what is known as the dark continent is very beautiful indeed and your poem is lovely as well.
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 2/21/2005
So eloquent, such grace and beauty Elga. Exquisite.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 2/21/2005
Your love for your homeland shines in this piece and grabs the reader's heart and imagnation right from the first few words. As a Canadian I find many similarities between Africa, believe it or not, to my own country Canada. Although the climates are different the vastness, uniqueness, giant waterfalls, mountains and diversities of many peoples and cultures are the same. Anyway I always wished to visit your land and through your words my heart has at least touched down there, Thank you.

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