Hashmina Habeeb


Enervated - Poem by Hashmina Habeeb

I am a fallen flower
Lost of lustre and shine
I wait for a shower
Bereft of what is mine
I grieve in pain
Of the forgone days
Blistered in golden strokes, I drain
Stifling in manly ways
I wriggle in pain
Deliberations of family stays
I smile but in vain
Encumbered in plastic forts
My world fades
Fallen into a family of sorts
I long for glades

I droop, I droop
With my beneficiaries' troop
Longing for fresh grounds
Where ancestors' revelry knew no bounds.
I fall on my knees
In faultless pleas
For a morrow devoid of dissevered limbs
Or be reincarnated as limps


Poet's Notes about The Poem

The summer heat may take away your energy and that smile on your face but do remember that each one of us are responsible for the scarcity of rain that we experience today. It's this summer heat that lead to 'Enervated'

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 28, 2014



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