Treasure Island

khadija shaker


At dusk I'll rise


You are overwhelmed and frustrated within,
You always just seemed to be on my side
But inside of your heart lies,
The untold truth that is
Shinning on your eyes.

You always want to put me down
Trying hard to decrease my happiness
Gossiping about me is meaningless
But still at dusk I’ll rise

Those teardrops are heavy to fall
From my fragile eyes
This word is slowly killing me
Whispering around my self
But still like dust i’ll rise

Do you want to write me down in history with your lies?
Weak heart, knowing-less mind
You are trying to spill blood on my dreams
Unbelieving the words i say inside
But still like fog I’ll rise

Wanting me to feel that my life is almost over
There is no point of living
But still like dawn I’ll rise

I’ll fly
Far from those mind
Far to inhabitant word
With those broken wings
I’ll rise
I’ll rise
I’ll rise

I’ll continue flying
Till I reach the oasis
Where the luster sparked
My intense emotions building up
My feeling is sky hope to reach
As I walked out and in
I’ll forever rise



March 25

Submitted: Thursday, March 26, 2009
Edited: Friday, March 27, 2009

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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (9/5/2009 8:44:00 PM)

    I’ll continue flying
    Till I reach the oasis
    Where the luster sparked
    My intense emotions building up
    My feeling is sky hope to reach
    As I walked out and in
    I’ll forever rise............... i will rise with the rising of yellow sun with al high hopes disregarding what otheres did to me.. this is philosophy of life....you got to go alone andnever beafraid of what is happening to yu.. it is good sign also....10

    read mine ....you go alone........go back......sun (Report) Reply

  • Aziz Alkaabi (9/2/2009 6:04:00 PM)

    First, I welcome you here.
    I agree with Mubeen and I think this is one of your finest, so far.
    You have a nice poettess hiding in you and she will reveal more of her creativity and talent in times to come.
    Good work. (Report) Reply

  • Mubeen Sadhika (8/30/2009 9:38:00 AM)

    Its a nice work. If you put some hardwork you'll get a good grip. Basically a good poetic feeling. (Report) Reply

  • Anjali Sinha (6/10/2009 1:57:00 PM)

    lovely poem
    ill fly and fly and fly
    the sky is the limit
    -10 anjali
    (do read mine MY SMALL LITTLE SECRET) (Report) Reply

  • Angelic Warrior (5/28/2009 12:19:00 PM)

    you write beautiful words...simply enchanting...your poem speeks and unspoken story.....nice work :)
    10++ (Report) Reply

  • Is It Poetry (5/19/2009 2:53:00 AM)

    The sky shall, know the breadth of your wings, the people will be as ants to your feet, from you they will ask for life, you will give them depth of heart and mind...iip (Report) Reply

  • Dr Hitesh Sheth (5/8/2009 1:00:00 PM)

    I’ll continue flying
    Till I reach the oasis
    Where the luster sparked
    My intense emotions building up
    My feeling is sky hope to reach
    As I walked out and in
    I’ll forever rise..................yeah u shall rise like a phoenix................a good write.......... (Report) Reply

  • Sid John Gardner. (4/4/2009 3:11:00 AM)

    Self belief is at issue here Khadija.We must be true to ourselves.Have to be strong in adversity.No matter how badly we are treated, keep our dignity and strength of will to succeed.Your poem describes determination and the will to come out on top no matter what..A great write Khadija..well done.
    Sid. (Report) Reply

  • Rand El-khalaf (3/31/2009 2:32:00 AM)

    I love this poem, your determination and the optimistic atmosphere-keep it up! Yes, spread your wings and FLY-I sure will! (Report) Reply

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