Mahfooz Ali

Rookie - 0 Points (28 October / Lucknow (U.P.) India)

font color='black'bAm I In Love again? May be or may be not

I can't see criss-cross crust of market-cooked pie
Without imagining hands held and once again wondering why.
Shivering in excitement,
I buy the pie and more
Eating ice cream always soothes my heart's open sore.

Sighing hard as I head home
Sighing so hard my collar bone cracks
as if I might explode.

In wonder:
Am I in love again?

Now, sprawled on my bed
Attention paid to fan above
Lights dancing in celebratory shows
against the darkness dangling
over my head's hanging wisps
As if in gaiety.

Will my friends and family find me finally
Resting my heart agreeing:
Peaceful inside, a happy tortoise hiding
Tacit acceptance of life’s biting
In love.......
I may be or may be not....

Date: 15/05/'09
Time: 00: 35

Submitted: Thursday, May 14, 2009
Edited: Thursday, May 14, 2009

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  • Rookie Kavya Manjusha (8/18/2009 3:51:00 PM)

    Well after reading your poem trying to sing alound....
    Listen, its a beautiful poem with real emotion for the situation (aisa kya? ? ?)
    but....please control yourself
    I would not want you to EXPLODE...
    baki agar aisan hai maharaj to.....dil se dua dewat hain ji... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 653 Points Marieta Maglas (7/18/2009 3:47:00 PM)

    ''Sighing hard as I head home
    Sighing so hard my collar bone cracks
    as if I might explode.'''
    nice lyric poem, deeply penned with interesting ideas...10+ from me (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Anjali Sinha (5/23/2009 12:46:00 PM)

    nice poem
    you maybe or u may not be
    wonderful thoughts
    a tenner from me anjuuuuuuuuu (Report) Reply

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