Jahan zaib

(February 05,1981 / Malakand Pakistan)

Far off Neighbor


The world has entered a social age,
But we the two,
Races tribes and religions,
Feel pleased in others defeat,
Nothing to share nothing to celebrate,
No humor but ridicule,
Want not to be a platform,
Easily a hindrance though,
count you gains,
How many?
None?
Now take these losses,
No space to place them,
too many,
children orphan,
Women widowed,
mothers crying,
Sisters mourning brothers,

Enough you two,
Enough,
Your children deserve to be friends,
Teach them love,
The enmity ends,
Practice your religions,
Celebrate,
Customs and feasts,
But be the neighbors,
For each other,
A shelter, safety, support and helper….

Submitted: Saturday, November 03, 2012
Edited: Saturday, November 03, 2012

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The title has its own story. Physically we two countries, Pakistan and India, are neighbors but the people of the two countries have gone away from each other. They should be stopped.

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  • Rookie - 521 Points Unwritten Soul (12/10/2012 9:51:00 AM)

    Ah i wish India and Pakistan never be that far....by hands and hearts...different faiths and race not a barrier to be one. Maybe the history a bit hurt from past but for future is the time we will live, so do it better for both and for all countries..we are one, you maybe different as they too but nothing is same, that is how unique for each person, race and nation is...but truly we are in one nation of earth but in different big district call countries...no barriers just love_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 717 Points Thomas A Robinson (11/16/2012 7:13:00 AM)

    Actually blood brothers for thousands of years
    now blood ememies serving a one God of both
    killing each other over the same God sound foolish?
    It is. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,404 Points * Sunprincess * (11/9/2012 10:47:00 PM)

    yes parents need to teach their children love and peace..if all families
    did this.. we could obtain world peace within less than fify years..the
    key word is - all - families..fabulous write.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,404 Points Sangnam Nam (11/9/2012 5:12:00 AM)

    the neighbors,
    For each other,
    A shelter, safety, support and helper


    some angels do these works and do themvery well. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 39 Points Yash Shinde (11/6/2012 9:31:00 PM)

    really the partition of india was the greatest abrasion that india faced...............very truthful and powerful write :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 71 Points Indranil Bhaduri (11/6/2012 7:02:00 AM)

    Neighbours are meant to help each other, provide support in distress..I wish the two great nations understand the same. We all are human beings made of the same red blood and having a heart inside. Hats off to you sir! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 71 Points The Reader (11/5/2012 9:49:00 AM)

    wonderful write with wonderful comments advocating the need for wonderful relations b/w the 2 countries. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 301 Points Saadat Tahir (11/4/2012 4:11:00 PM)

    lovely lines.....mirroring the common destiny of nation neighbors.
    yes...wdnt it...cdnt it....be so much better for the helpless trodden morass of humanity heaped high

    liked....
    sat (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 521 Points Unwritten Soul (11/3/2012 8:53:00 AM)

    Teaching in poetry is more freedom than an advice shape..thus i think this is the best method...and you are using it for love to teach love for all by a pen_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 521 Points Jaya Mishra (11/3/2012 8:48:00 AM)

    Dearest neighbour,
    I wish that our entire country listen to this.......

    And teach their children that they deserve to be friends
    Teach them love......

    When I meet people like us often I wonder why are there even problems between us? ? ? You aint against me neither am I against you.... You seek peace I do too..... Why are we then like we are? ? ?

    Anyways...... Your this piece was magical... Loved it.
    Plus the message you wrote for your daughter...... Heart-touching! ! !

    I loved this.....
    Going through this.... I must confess, you've inspired me to write something like this too....
    I sure will represent this side......
    We seek peace....

    Never dropp writing..... You rock! ! !
    :) (Report) Reply

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