Treasure Island

Khairul Ahsan


A Poet's Heart


A poet's wandering heart is precious
Only to a few eager souls, who hear
Their heart's songs echoed in his words.
That's why to them, the poet is so dear.

A poet's heart cannot be possessed
By a single soul mate entwined or not,
For a poet's heart is free to wander,
From heaven to earth without a thought.

Poets enjoy a unique friendship
And fraternity at home and abroad,
Their words can cheer wistful minds
And bind by friendship's invisible cord.

Submitted: Saturday, September 28, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 30, 2013

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  • Kirti Sharma (6/27/2014 5:13:00 PM)

    For a poet's heart is free to wander,
    From heaven to earth without a thought.

    true..
    awesome write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (3/13/2014 8:19:00 AM)

    @Roseann Shawiak
    Thank you so much for reading my poem and sharing your beautiful thoughts. I am truly inspired. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (3/13/2014 8:15:00 AM)

    @Savita Tyagi
    Thank you very much for reading my poem and leaving your thoughts here.
    Yes, a poet belongs to all. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (3/13/2014 7:41:00 AM)

    @Victoria King
    Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts on my poem.
    Much inspired. Much obliged. (Report) Reply

  • Roseann Shawiak (3/13/2014 1:52:00 AM)

    We poets wander the universe in verse, letting our words travel freely all over the world,
    yet never losing the invisible cord that connects us. Truly outstanding poem Khairul! ! Love
    it. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (2/13/2014 9:56:00 PM)

    @Valsa George,
    Thanks for reading my poem and leaving your thoughts here.
    Yes, 'the invisible cord' connects, as it has done us with many others of PH. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (2/13/2014 12:23:00 AM)

    @Sj Holland
    Thanks for reading my poem and leaving your kind words there. I am truly inspired. (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (1/21/2014 8:34:00 AM)

    Beautiful expressions of a poet's heart. Truly a poets heart can not be possessed accept by his poetry. Yet in his wanderings he belongs to all. Thank you for letting me know about this poem and thank you so much for reading mine. We are fortunate to be able to connect from far off places through poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Victoria King (12/31/2013 6:59:00 PM)

    my favorite part of this poem

    For a poet's heart is free to wander,
    From heaven to earth without a thought.

    this poem really tells of how a poet looks beyond the box and really sees the beauty of all they see. (Report) Reply

  • Connie Yost (12/26/2013 6:38:00 AM)

    When I read the lines A poets heart cannot be possessed, I know you understand the magical world of poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (12/20/2013 10:34:00 PM)

    Their words can cheer wistful minds
    And bind by friendship's invisible cord.

    So true! Only a poet can read another poet's heart and there is an invisible cord connecting them! ! Lovely write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Sj Holland (11/11/2013 7:19:00 AM)

    Your illustrated very well the personality of a poet. Very easy and smooth-flowing read. Thanks for reading my poem, My Coffee, My Book & Me (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (10/9/2013 8:02:00 AM)

    @ Elena Sandu,
    Thanks for these very inspiring and thoughtful words.
    I am truly inspired. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (10/9/2013 2:10:00 AM)

    @ Jasmine (yasmeen) Khan,
    Thanks for your wonderful comment and kind appreciation. I am so glad to receive your nice comment and for the fact that you have reaffirmed what I said in the poem, by your following line:
    ' A poet's heart is wandering and cannot be possessed.'
    Thank you. (Report) Reply

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