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Let me feel something new about a coming land, please!

claudia s Land

I remember running without any shoes on, through the land that my grandmother Maria possessed and cultivated with green seeds and her fertilizer was the love that she devoted to it year after year.

The smell of wet land that I stepped by her hand during 13 summers of my life, is the scent I feel when I leave behind this other society full of hurt and anguish, by whom the land is only the carpet for the shed tears in deep pain of abandonment and silent death, without any encouragement to be the one who defies the lost souls that led humanity into a perpetual god's acre field.

I remember even better, the day her body returned to land, and it was a hiccup full of loneliness that I dropped in silence alone.

I had then, no other sure that her body was buried six feet underground, and that this land was also the single embryo for all other lives that emerged from the bowels of that same land seconds after.

And I'm walking on this land with this clear vision and old shoes of mine.

The Land possess an universal time spinning non-stop movement and turns us into the most basic atom and its perpetual food who’s secret only Land knows how to decode.

Land speaks to us and we still do not understand the meaning of this natural language!

Is this the end or the beginning?

Let me feel something new about a coming land, please!

By Claudia Freire, 03/11/2009



jadefrank's picture

Your land

Hi Claudia,

Your interpretation of Land evokes a sense of spirit, of life, of death and of deep connection on both a physical and spiritual sense. Is this the end or the beginning? I hope this is just the beginning of a greater consciousness of humanity, of ecology and of life. Thank you for writing this beautiful piece!


JaniceW's picture

So inspiring

I was so moved by the poetry and passion in your writing. Your eloquence speaks to the depth of your disconnect to this carpet covering the souls lost to us. I hope that one day you will hear a new story from this land, and feel the spirits of those souls rise up and speak to you of a new dawn, a hopeful dawn that breaks on a more positive future.

claudiaf's picture

Thank you, Jade and Janice:)

I would like to thank you both, Jade and Janice for the kind words that you expressed about my land paper.

This story has is own truth and is related to my personal life, and that feeling will always stay with me during my life on this earth.

This is a deep feeling that leads me to find other possibilities about life and their several variables and helped me to develop an open mind to all the movements that take place in this world of ours, from the beginning.

I feel blessed by your kind words.

We women are here to make a better world , for a land of happiness, always.

Be happy:)



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