“As a pearl in the Indian Ocean” (2018) – Chapbook – Gloria Mannazzu –8/16


Detailed memories
that entrap you.
You can’t let them go.

Detailed words
echoing in your head
don’t believe in them.

Anchor yourself,
stay safe
speak from a secure place,
you can heal.

“As a pearl in the Indian Ocean” (2018) – Chapbook with fourteen poems and twelve watercolours by Gloria Mannazzu.

1- As a pearl in the Indian Ocean
2- It is true
3- In this box
4- Acknowledgement
5- A silent song
6- Anchor yourself
7- The day to find out
8- Parallel waves
9- It will rain everywhere
10- Paradigms unknown
11- And the time passes by
12- The breathing of a Buddha
13- As a lullaby
14- As a phoenix

© 2018 Poems and artworks by Gloria Mannazzu. All rights reserved.