Akhtar Jawad

Gold Star - 25,080 Points (8-2-1945 / Gorakhpur)

An Invitation


When the birds come down,
And take shelter in the dense,
Thick branches of the trees,
And below the shades,
Of large tall buildings,
And the wind starts blowing,
And the dust starts flying,
And the dry leaves,
Rise from the earth,
And move like kites,
The windows are shaken,
Their glass is broken,
Locks fail to work,
And a door is open.

The sun light turns dim,
She comes with thunders,
With all her wonders,
And pleasing lovely charms,
With her stretched arms,
The trees then dance,
Their leaves truly green,
Their branches swing,
The street like a river,
And the children in streets,
With their boats of paper,
Make noise and play.

He receives a call,
From a shy lovely girl,
Can't you come to me,
I have made the snacks,
Of your taste so wild,
That you like in rains,
Have a cup of tea,
I am alone at home.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Topic of this poem: alone


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The rains sometimes loosen the locks and opens the doors.

Comments about this poem (An Invitation by Akhtar Jawad )

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/27/2014 8:01:00 AM)

    Movement in poem like a brook singing dancing advancing so nice (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/27/2014 8:01:00 AM)

    Movement in poem like a brook singing dancing advancing so nice (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 18,935 Points Valsa George (8/27/2014 7:47:00 AM)

    You have created a wonderful setting....! The pouring rain, swirling wind, shaking trees, floating leaves and children playing with paper boats! In the midst of all this hullaballoo, a timid beautiful girl has extended an invitation to you to have a cup pf hot tea with her! How can you turn it down! (Report) Reply

    Gold Star - 25,080 Points Akhtar Jawad (8/27/2014 9:50:00 AM)

    Valsa, it's just my imagination. I confess i am romantic by nature, moreover, I try to create some romance for my readers who, like me, are romantic by nature. But when a woman penetrates in a poem she comes with all her charms. You, too, become naughty (but loving) with this old aged child.

  • Gold Star - 7,515 Points Neela Nath (8/26/2014 9:07:00 PM)

    You have made the atmosphere cozy thru your superb diction.Loved reading. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,396 Points Savita Tyagi (8/26/2014 6:35:00 PM)

    Sharing a cup of tea on a rainy day is one of the best pleasure of life. Lovely poem. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,446 Points Somanathan Iyer (8/26/2014 7:04:00 AM)

    nice romance in nature's romance! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,135 Points Khalida Bano Ali (8/26/2014 5:05:00 AM)

    A beautiful description of a romantic invitation in the marvels of rains. (Report) Reply

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