Shahzia Batool

Bronze Star - 2,180 Points (Pakistan)

Dreams - Poem by Shahzia Batool

Unsubstantial world
Precursors of reality
Either true or false!

Seen with open eyes
Building castles in the air
Ending in surprise!

Weaving different web
Transporting the wavered mind
From the fret of life!

Poet's Notes about The Poem

thank you (bhaijaan) Tribhawan Kaul for telling me about Haikus & Senryus!

Comments about Dreams by Shahzia Batool

  • Sun Shine Sun Shine (7/27/2013 9:56:00 AM)

    All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.

    adorable ;) (Report) Reply

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  • Rekha Mandagere (7/21/2013 8:00:00 PM)

    Dream Is the one which we see opening our eyes widely for reaching our goals. Nice poem: -) (Report) Reply

  • Tribhawan Kaul Tribhawan Kaul (7/21/2013 12:12:00 AM)

    I fully agree with your poetic description of dreams. All the three stanzas bring out the imagery profound enough to provide us a luxury to indulge in dreams. Thanks for sharing, Shahzia. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins Heather Wilkins (7/19/2013 2:36:00 PM)

    excellent Shahzia building castles in the air. nice (Report) Reply

  • David Wood David Wood (7/19/2013 5:28:00 AM)

    Lovely haiku's Shahzia. (Report) Reply

  • Sallam Yassin Sallam Yassin (7/18/2013 12:32:00 PM)

    realty and dream
    and two wings
    4 life 2 fly/ thanks (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/18/2013 8:55:00 AM)

    Night dreams and day dreams all beautifully covered in the haikus. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Walterrean Salley (7/18/2013 2:52:00 AM)

    Like everything else, dreams have a significant purpose, though we fall short of knowing. Really enjoyed this Shahzia.

    I especially love the third stanza, which quotes...
    Weaving different web
    Transporting the wavered mind
    From the fret of life! (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George Valsa George (7/17/2013 5:42:00 AM)

    The dreams that come to us in sleep are mostly from a flimsy world of reality and therefore unsubstantial! The dreams seen with open eyes are often castles built in air and enable us to forget the frets of life! Except the nightmares, dreams are lovely and they render life colourful.... So let us dream on! Enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai Ramesh Rai (7/16/2013 7:23:00 PM)

    dreams are one of state. we can not ignore dreams. true or false n i suppose not even a single person is there who has never dreamt. i can not say it is a purely imagination. beautiful attempt (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, July 19, 2013

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