Ahmad Shiddiqi

Rookie (March 7,1974 / Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia)

A Huge Tree - Poem by Ahmad Shiddiqi

a huge tree
in its shade
a rider travels
for one hundred years
to cross it
he won't be able


Comments about A Huge Tree by Ahmad Shiddiqi

  • Rookie Elaine Oxamendi Vicet (5/2/2010 6:37:00 AM)

    Sometimes we are held back by shadows from the past and they appear to be obstacles..but we must embrace the tree and not the shadow cast...then life and our perspective on life changes...an insightful poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Nikunj Sharma (9/1/2009 1:20:00 AM)

    to travel under the shade, or be the tree itself

    that's the question, god please help....

    Ahmad bhai...this is indeed a deep poem, few words though, yet a world of wisdom in them.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Juan Carlos Abeti (9/1/2009 1:02:00 AM)

    very deep one, good job again, i beleive that trere`s more in it.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Catrina Heart (8/29/2009 4:48:00 AM)

    succinct piece in profoundness.............Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 108 Points Prince Obed de la Cruz (8/29/2009 3:45:00 AM)

    very good. all trees must have deeper foundations in order to last long! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 77 Points Surya . (8/28/2009 7:07:00 PM)

    a god poem, giving reality in life.but we shoul know that every one has limitations too. for the spider(rider?) it isnt necessary to cross it.
    voted10
    surya (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kuji Soliman (8/28/2009 8:36:00 AM)

    this is a very nice one, i read it but attentivly and i tried to understand it and i did, i loved it! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 21, 2009



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