Waseem A Malla

Rookie - 0 Points (Radbugh Srinagar(Jammu and Kashmir))

Desperation! - Poem by Waseem A Malla

One day, as I would look back,
Into my life lived all the days,
The days without you, and the nights,
Without any sleep comporting my eyes.

Those days, when I decided to call you,
Call you back into my life-
But was it my voice that failed me?
Or the air, that resisted to flow?

Those days, when I dreamt of you,
Of only you, within me, in my life-
But was it my sleep that faded?
Or your images that became blurred?

And the days, I decided to follow,
To follow you, to be united with you-
But were those my steps getting heavy?
Or was it the path that became untreadable?

All those nights, when I wanted to hug you,
To hug you, forever, safe in my arms-
Were those arms too weak to hold on?
Or was the distance too large to be safe?

All those nights, all those nights,
Haunted me; these days, these days-
What is it that lets me not sleep?
That lets me not to dream?

For every lone moment of my life,
It is no life I have lived, alone-
Is it you, or your love haunting me?
Or is it my hope leading to despair?


Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is in free verse... Hope you enjoy...

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© Waseem A Malla
Srinagar Kashmir

Comments about Desperation! by Waseem A Malla

  • Rookie - 40 Points Indira Babbellapati (1/21/2013 2:17:00 AM)

    a good love poem........ (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,910 Points Babatunde Aremu (1/19/2013 1:23:00 AM)

    Very emotional, an outpour of self. Good write, I like it. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,120 Points Rohit Sapra (1/18/2013 8:59:00 AM)

    I like the emotions behind these verses and the way you desire her love. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 18, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 22, 2013


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