Aisha Sherazi

Rookie (London, UK)

Five More Minutes - Poem by Aisha Sherazi

'Time to get up! ' he says,
'Five more minutes' say I,
Eyes tired from the late night before,
Body aching from not enough rest.

'There's so much to do! ' he says,
'I want to play! '
And then,
I reveal to him,
The secret,
Of happiness.

'You can play in your dreams son,
You can play in your dreams,
You can go anywhere,
In five minutes,
You can travel the world,
And be back in time,
For breakfast.'

He lays down close to me,
Long enough to ponder this thought,
Long enough,
For me to open one eye,
And feel I can tackle the world.

Comments about Five More Minutes by Aisha Sherazi

  • Rookie Nalini Hebbar (7/5/2006 1:04:00 PM)

    thats a very sweet poem and a very sweet way to deal with a introduce him to a world of better gift can a mother give to her opening of the mind...great flow and character this poem exhibits...loved it...nalini (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 2 Points Brian Dorn (7/5/2006 10:19:00 AM)

    Aisha, an interesting and effective stalling tactic... and an even better poem. Well done! !
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 5, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, August 13, 2010

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