The Miracle of You by Gabriela Marie Milton in English & Spanish #poem #poetry

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Dear Readers,

I am developing a new project that will further promote the writings of our literary community. It’s an extremely demanding and complex project, and I am very excited about. New updates in a month or so.

Furthermore I am preparing a new book; an English-Spanish bilingual edition of my poems. The poem below, The Miracle of You, is included. I hope you enjoy the English, as well as, the Spanish version.

The Miracle of You

the moon’s right-hand
pours soul into my flesh
pigeons’ wings bring scents of lilac blooms
the air gets drunk with poetry
statuary women of the water
flaunt their hair

within the loneliness of you
my heart
rotates five equinoxes on a wooden spindle
your eyes pour flesh into my soul
my body germinates the sounds of growing leaves
I wash my hands into the waters of Guadalquivir
in the scented night of those who never sleep
I say
I love you
and in one single breath
our wedding is transformed
in an enraptured death

Fuiste tú el milagro

La mano derecha de la luna
vierte alma dentro de mi carne,
los aleteos de las palomas traen aromas de lilas en flor,
el aire se emborracha de poesía,
imaginarias mujeres del agua, sirenas,
alardean de cabello.

Dentro de tu soledad
mi corazón
gira cinco equinoccios  cual uso de madera,
tus ojos vierten carne dentro de mi alma,
mi cuerpo germina los sonidos de hojas que brotan,
lavo mis manos en las aguas del Guadalquivir
en la perfumada noche de aquellos que nunca duermen.
Digo
“te quiero”
y en solo un respiro
nuestra boda se convierte
en un morir de éxtasis
¿Fue la luna?
¿Fue el aroma de mayo?
Quizás fuiste tú el milagro.

Good luck to everyone who starts school or whose children are starting school. The summer is about to end in the Northern hemisphere.

Gabriela Marie Milton
Pushcart Prize Nominee
#1 Amazon Bestselling Author
Books:
Wounds I Healed: The Poetry of Strong Women (ed.), Experiments in Fiction, 2022.
Woman: Splendor and Sorrow :I Love Poems and Poetic Prose, Vita Brevis Press, 2021.
Passions: Love Poems and Other Writings, Vita Brevis Press, 2020.

74 thoughts on “The Miracle of You by Gabriela Marie Milton in English & Spanish #poem #poetry

    1. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I am humbled by your kind words and wishes.

    1. Thank you so much Ingrid. I am glad you liked the poem and the translation. And yes, some exciting news soon.

      Good luck with everything hon. Lots of exciting developments on your side!

    1. Thank you so much my dearest Sadje. I am humbled by your constant support. Sending you lots of love.

    1. Thank you so much Blanca. I am so happy you enjoyed them. Sending lots of love your way.
      xoxo

  1. Maravillosos versos en ingles y especialmente en español, como “…tus ojos vierten carne dentro de mi alma, mi cuerpo germina los sonidos de hojas que brotan…” genial! Te felicito por tu nuevo proyecto Gabriela. Un saludo de Valencia,
    Francisco

  2. The death of all that was, for all that is and will be. A gorgeous poem, Gabriela. All my best on your new project. I’m excited to learn more about it next month. 🌹🌸🌺❤️

    1. Thank you so much my dearest Jeff. I am so humbled by your words.
      In a month I will update everyone on the project. I am very excited too.
      xoxo

      1. You’re most welcome, my dearest Gabriela. It’s always my utmost pleasure. Ah, wonderful, I can’t wait to learn more. xoxo

  3. How beautiful is this poem that dances in and out of our soul in rhythmic delight dear Gabriela! Always stunning and captivating inspiring me to reach to the dwelling possibility of what’s opening inside of myself. That last line. Wow. Ohhhh my another new project. Girl, you were supposed to be on a “cow vaca”. Now I understand the confusion as you have so kindly and astutely made a spanish version as well. I’m all ears on your new project and your new book is already off the hook with your ingenious words!
    💖💖💖

    1. Hon, thank you so much for such a beautiful comment. I am deeply sorry for my late reply, and equally grateful for your love and support.

      “Girl, you were supposed to be on a “cow vaca”. 🙂 I was, but I cannot stop my brain 🙂
      Love you Cindy. Have a wonderful day. Love. Smile.
      xoxo

      1. You’re so welcome and no worries.. just glad you got it. It’s always a pleasure.

        Noooo you cannot.. you have a beautiful brain and we can’t let it got to sleep for too long. 🤗
        Love you and you too keep smiling and enjoying. 💖💖

  4. Oh, cara mia! Sublime and glorious as always. Your last lines grabbed and latched onto my heart. Your writing continues to take me to another dimension. I love your idea for a new book and know it will be a great success. Like me I see you worked through your hiatus! Not surprising lol. Love you, my dear!! xox 🌹💕

    1. Nancy, sweetheart, thank you so much for the praise. You made me blush.
      “I love your idea for a new book and know it will be a great success” This is something that I want to do for my heart.

      I hope the other initiative will be a success.

      Love you hon. I hope you came from your vacation fully rested.
      xoxo

  5. Beautifully written, Gabriela…how wonderful, you’ve come up with a new project…you’re amazing with how you support the poetry community…plus another book of you in Spanish & English…keep shining, my dear friend ✨❤️💫👏

    1. Thank you so much my dearest Navin. You always bring good vibes into my life. Have a fabulous week ahead.
      xoxo

      1. You’re welcome, dearest Gabriela…thank you for your wishes…you too have a wonderful week ahead 💫

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