Tajudeen Shah

Veteran Poet - 1,279 Points (India.)

Apple Vs Bullet.


Millions of apples dropped,
Before and after in history.
Gravitation theory could escape
The dark castle of ignorance
Only when an apple knocked
Sir Issac Newton's head.
A decoy that changed an old notion.
Many a political and social systems
Must get such knocks to clear off
Their dark notions.
The mass of a bullet
Can never compete an apple.
But the speed could be fatal,
For changes immediate and sensible.

Submitted: Friday, December 14, 2012
Edited: Monday, April 01, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

i wish these lines made some of them open their inner self!

Comments about this poem (Apple Vs Bullet. by Tajudeen Shah )

  • Gold Star - 19,004 Points Valsa George (6/3/2013 3:55:00 AM)

    It was necessary for an apple to fall on Newton's head to change a fallacious old notion! In the same way bullets should be pelted to bring in positive changes! But then will it be a productive and positive strategy? I don't think! Any way, a beautiful poem! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,842 Points Babatunde Aremu (12/14/2012 7:57:00 AM)

    A prophetic poem. Changes does not come easy, something must shift. Good job, I like the poem (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven, William Butler Yeats
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. Watch WWE Wrestlemania 31 Live Stream Fr.., Watch WWE Wrestlemania 31 Li ..
  10. Watch Australia vs New Zealand Live Stre.., Australia vs New Zealand Liv ..
[Hata Bildir]