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The Literary Groong - 05/11/2009

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	CHANGE

	By Kevork Kalayjian


	Someday, when you are running
	to the train station,
	or when,
	you are strolling in the park,
	lazily,
	looking at the falling leaf,
	coming down from the blue sky,
	you will notice another
	pair of eyes,
	and you will wonder,

	if ...

	enjoyment

	has yet another dimension
	with an unacquainted pair of eyes,
	then you will also ponder,
	whether we are moved by the forces
	of pleasure and profit alone,
	or whether we are driven
	by that illogical, undiscoverable,
	magical feeling inside us.


	In either case, we are moved,
	and we take action, we perform
	to discover the mystery of intimacy,
	through our tears, our sweat, our flesh ...


	We are no longer there
	where we started from

	and we will always search
	that starting point again.


--
Kevork K. Kalayjian, Jr.  A graduate of the AGBU's Melkonian
Educational Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus, holds a B.A. in Political
Science and Economics from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford,
NJ, a M. Ed.  Counseling Psychology, from WilliamPaterson University,
Wayne, NJ, and CPA requirements completed at Pace University,
NYC. Kevork resides in NY with his wife Maral, and three sons Aramazt,
Tro, and Ohanes. A descendant of survivors of the Genocide from the
town of Kilis, in the Cilician region of Armenia, an accountant by
profession, he likes to paint and write. His next project is to
collect the names of 100 volunteer Armenian-American families who
would like to resettle in Armenia and jump-start a new way of work and
life there. Some of his poems have been published in literary
periodicals such as "Ararat" and at www.poetry.com.

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