Mariam Taufeeq


A Glimpse Into Me. (The Story Of A Desperado.) - Poem by Mariam Taufeeq

The sky is calling
The march of battle reigns
And the clouds are shot with red
While I stand
Hardly standing

I am caught, in a tangled web
Of misfortune.
And I hark, like a bell
But never succeeding in laughter
For the world around
Is a decaying corpse.
And I stand,
Hardly standing

That mad look in my eyes,
That gleam of despair.
That cloud of confess.
That reality.
I can not believe.
I can not see what I see.
I can see flame
I can see pain, and close my eyes
And I can see that it is coming.
The night approaches not on feet
But on wild horses, not half-tame.
I await them.
While I stand,
Hardly standing.

The drum beats faster, the booms wreck souls
I am shipwrecked, half-and-half
Half ice, half water
Half fire and half flame
Half a victim, half to blame
And I stand, hardly standing
With the world around me broken
And simply mad, simply insane
It left me in the torrent of the rain
And I too, was pinned to the ground.
No longer standing.

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Comments about A Glimpse Into Me. (The Story Of A Desperado.) by Mariam Taufeeq

  • Rookie - 2 Points _____________________________________ - (1/31/2013 3:21:00 AM)

    This is absolutely unbelivable my child! This is so coherent, so well connected and almost celestial....... my angel rise and shine (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,234 Points Tony Karas (12/15/2012 7:10:00 AM)

    (((hug))) I understand. I've been there too, many times. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 15, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 15, 2012


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