Salvation, a poem by Khalid Belkhalfi at



written by: Khalid Belkhalfi


My eyes were closed
and I was standing on a cliff
I was scared to fall into the mist
and my body was stiff
I couldn’t make quiet
the voices in my head
And I was losing my mind
and my blood was being shed…

Suddenly, I started falling
but I was not alone
People shouting,
from every height, they were thrown
Who brought us in here,
did we do something wrong?
If we should disappear
who’s willing to sing our song?

We are the guardians of freedom
the preachers of hope
We irrigate broken hearts
with our tears drop by drop
We ease sufferings with smiles
and we heal the hunger
Now we are being irradiated
by something stronger…

Which evil force does not want to see
love spreading?
Watching us bleeding
and preventing our grains from seeding?
Peaceful wings of love
in our bodies are growing
And on the winds of change
like birds, we are flying…

Our lights
will guide generations to glory
And under the shining sun
they will tell our story
Then I opened my eyes and saw
all the pretty lights
I’ve had a horrible dream
like all the other nights…



Let no woman suffer..

Khalid Belkhalfi

Khalid Belkhalfi

I live in the beautiful city of Marrakesh, Morocco. I'm married and I have three kids. I studied in the states between the years of 1985 and 1994. I'm a computer scientist, but I work as a school manager in a large private school. I also teach English literature to kids between 14 and 18 years old. My love of English pushes me to read and write poems. Through this site I would like to read and share with the world the beauty of thoughts while appreciating life.
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