Shahzia Batool

Veteran Poet - 1,325 Points (Pakistan)

After It Rained! - Poem by Shahzia Batool

Roof-tops quickened
by juvenile shouts
kites are flying
against the sky
drawing strokes
of brilliant art
canvas sky
and artist breeze
changing patterns
now and then
flaked,
patched,
and barred clouds;
deep-delighting
wafts of breeze
fluttering, floating,
gliding birds;
haughty sun
is not so hot
throat of soil
is not so slaked
veins of leaves
are no more parched
peace-treaty
duly signed
between the heaven
and the earth,
life resurrected
after it rained!


Poet's Notes about The Poem

... in Lahore! ! !

Comments about After It Rained! by Shahzia Batool

  • Rookie - 397 Points Beach Girl (9/7/2013 8:50:00 PM)

    An absolutely beautiful poem Shahzia! Loved the verse 'kites are flying against the sky drawing strokes of brilliant art.' So very descriptive, I could just picture all the colors. Gave it a 10! (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 9,259 Points Geetha Jayakumar (8/30/2013 6:49:00 AM)

    Wow..Wonderful write..Loved it..
    How come I missed this beautiful write... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sun Shine (8/30/2013 1:39:00 AM)

    A++: P allaaa poem... great write.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Chandana Khan (7/25/2013 12:18:00 AM)

    witnessed the same image.very lovely.10 (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 18,460 Points Ramesh Rai (7/8/2013 12:13:00 PM)

    beautiful write enjoyed your write especially when it is raining now (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 146 Points Jayachandran Chakrapany (7/6/2013 9:39:00 AM)

    All what all of us see and hear is just a blessing of god.Yes the magical rain too.here the poet says, the deep and deep affectionate love and care on his unique creation the earth.the rain here only a symbol that says how we can change this world peace and treaty (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sun Shine (6/18/2013 11:32:00 PM)

    canvas sky
    and artist breeze (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Passionate Reader (6/15/2013 1:35:00 PM)

    It’s lovely and rich in vocabulary! ! ! You have painted the whole picture so beautifully :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 31,384 Points Valsa George (6/14/2013 2:12:00 AM)

    Life resurrected, after it rained! It briefs all! A lovely poem! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,063 Points Neela Nath Das (6/13/2013 11:31:00 PM)

    A terrific picture it is! So vivid. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 71 Points Indira Babbellapati (6/13/2013 11:14:00 PM)

    Beautiful lady, but tell me, do I need to say this after ur laughter came down as first showers? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Farah Ilyas (6/13/2013 2:29:00 PM)

    Aw what a scene of awaited rain has been composed by u, well done...a good diet to nourish the reader's mind (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,109 Points Heather Wilkins (6/13/2013 11:34:00 AM)

    after the rain everything is refreshed and new. lvely images. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,844 Points Wahab Abdul (6/13/2013 11:04:00 AM)

    life resurrected after it rained what a lovely thought..as if i got relief from unbearable hot......loved it... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 49 Points Anita Sehgal (6/13/2013 6:53:00 AM)

    beautifully brought out.. loved it! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie R.k Das (6/13/2013 5:00:00 AM)

    :) the poem is raining with such beautiful images typical to rainy season, , , very observant poet and poem, , 'life resurrected.after it rained.. rain, , another name of life, , :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,119 Points David Wood (6/13/2013 4:53:00 AM)

    I love the smell of the earth after it has rained and watching the bird shake off the rain fall. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,327 Points Saadat Tahir (6/13/2013 4:00:00 AM)

    beautiful lines celebrating the arrival of much awaited rain.
    not a word outa place....lovely write superb read

    blessings in the rain drops (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 93 Points Payal Parande (6/12/2013 3:04:00 PM)

    Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
    Albert Einstein

    felt like i was the one who was experiencing it......brilliant ma'am (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,295 Points Tarobinson1103@gmail.com Robinson (6/12/2013 2:51:00 PM)

    I can see the kites zig zagging in the wind against the vivid blue sky with cotton ball clouds.
    All around everything is taking in a fresh breath physically and spiritually. And for the moment life is good,
    very very good. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 12, 2013


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