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قصيدة معمر

معمر حسن محمد نور

عذراً أيها الشهداء إنا قد ظلمناكم...
فمن جيل إلى جيل..
تناوبنا على الثورات والظلمات..
والظلمات والثورات..
أكملنا شهور العام في الأسماء..
وا أسفاه 
ما عضت نواجذنا على مجدٍ ورثناه
ولا طالت أيادينا على خير وإلاّ قد أضعناه
ولما جاء ليلُ الجور يهدم ما بنيناه
تركنا الغول يرعى في حدائقنا..
وحاضرنا وتالدنا.. 
وما يوماً منعناه
تحاشينا عزيف الريح
في الفلوات والطرقات
آثرنا مسير الذل قرب الحائط الممتد
عسانا نحفظ الأرواح والأرزاق..
وا خجلاه! هذا الوحش ..
كم كنا رعيناه
وكابدنا بطلب الرزق..
وملتنا المطارات..وعرفتنا السفارات
وطال الليل..والسجان يشتمنا...
جلسنا نحن مذهولون من هول القرارات
تسمّرنا على الشاشات نسأل مَن يخلصنا ؟
فثرتم أيها الشرفاء..
ثرتم أيها النبلاء..
صحتم..أيها (المشروع) تُباً لست والدنا
وما نحن بأبنائك..ما نحن بأبنائك
ملأتُم بالوجوه السمر شاشاتٍ وقنوات مهيباتٍ
رأينا نحن كيف دماؤكم سالت على الطرقات والأسفلت وا وجعاه..
إنا قد قتلناكم..
ووا وجعاه إنا قد قتلناكم وما كان المنى يوماً...ولا أبداً دفناكم
ولكنا ...
شتلناكم بقرب النيل نخلاتٍ
بذرناكم بجوف التُرْب قمحاتٍ
وقَدناكم بوجه الليل شمعات
حملناكم نياشين..وأوسمة..وزهرات جميلاتٍ
وفخراً أيها الشرفاء إنا قد ولدناكم 
فخراً أيها النبلاء إنا قد ولدناكم

نشرت بتاريخ 4/اكتوبر/2013

published Oct 2014-16, ET 1:29 AM. 


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