S.zaynub Kamoonpuri


Humans Need A Hereafter. - Poem by S.zaynub Kamoonpuri

Life would
be
worthless
and
short
If this is
the only
dear life
we
have
Great
plans just
death can
abort
to be
useless
once you
met
your grave.

And for
those who
die young,
in
chilhood's
tender
ages
How short
and
incomplete
life
would be
How
unfair and
unlucky if
death's
the end
for them
Besides
life to the
fullest is
eternity.

What
about
those who
born
and die
poor
or those
born deaf,
blind or
lame
What if
they were
so
doomed
without
any cure
How
unlucky if
resurrection
never
came!

But a
belief that
there's a
life
after this
could be
of great
consolation
and solace
especially
to the
poor
handicapped,
the
shortlived
that they
could
make it up
under
heaven's
grace!

For the
good one
who is
born
blind
In heaven
shall he in
brighter
vision see
And the
goodly
one yet
who
has lost
his mind
will in the
afterlife
be as sane
as could be

The deaf
man with
his balance
of pious
acts
Only the
hereafter
would
compensate
what he
lacks

And that
godly one
born poor
and who
dies poor
could be
of the
richest at
heaven's
door

In this life
those
who've
been
saintly yet
unable to
talk
could
cheer up
to believe
what
heaven
has in
stock
For this
world can
be misery,
Heaven's
the place
to rock
In this
world at
times
you've
to let the
hawk
gawk
Knowing
your
tormentor
in
heaven
shall ye
mock

Thus for a
true
happy
ever
after
for an
abode of mirth and
laughter
Work
towards
thy
hereafter
A divine
place
devoid of
disaster!

O' God therefore after my death and demise
Do place me in a peaceful palatial paradise.


Comments about Humans Need A Hereafter. by S.zaynub Kamoonpuri

  • Freshman - 708 Points Leloudia Migdali (9/10/2014 4:29:00 PM)

    Yes! Believing makes the difference! Lovely crafted poem! (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,069 Points Sally Plumb Plumb (9/6/2014 6:40:00 AM)

    Good read. Recoding the thought of all good people. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,894 Points Daniel Brick (8/6/2014 10:52:00 PM)

    Of course, we have no way of knowing what comes after death. Religious belief, however, becomes so convincing to people, they act as if faith is factual and the soul's immortality and the palatial paradise you cited are guaranteed. That's still faith, not proof. You made a list of all of the injustices, suffering, etc. life after death would redress. Why do these things have to happen in the first place? Why not Paradise Now? Enough said! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,505 Points John Westlake (8/6/2014 12:23:00 PM)

    I have to admit I did find this poem interesting despite the fact I'm not a religious type. However it does make a fair point. Sometimes you need to believe in something in order to keep going. Stay strong (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 228 Points John Shea (8/1/2014 12:42:00 PM)

    You will arrive as a blessed soul. You are so blessed with with feelings in quest. the rest is history.
    Life is our job and death is our rest....so be it....love

    FrIends forever....lovers of life. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,925 Points Soulful Heart (7/31/2014 2:00:00 AM)

    one word lines that speak many thoughts and give a universal message of hope and the usual life and death tug of war....Eid mubarak and thanx for the comments... (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,933 Points Leah Ayliffe (7/23/2014 11:28:00 AM)

    Nicely written. Definitely a hopeful message especially to those who battle with ideas of life after death. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 25 Points Mohammed Al-balushi (7/23/2014 2:37:00 AM)

    the story of life in touching words, thanks 4 sharing (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,246 Points Brian Johnston (6/24/2014 1:02:00 AM)

    Thanks for throwing us all a life rope. It has already served me well and I used to escape the deep pit I was in! : -) Nyumba yangu nyumba yako! Boy! is my Swahili rusty! : -) (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,602 Points Md Asadullah (6/22/2014 11:07:00 AM)

    Being a muslim I have got no doubts about the hereafter, but it could be a thought provoking poem for unsure ones. thanks for this useful poem and thanks for your comment on my poem Darwin's Theory(science or fairy-tale) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Cece D (6/21/2014 6:04:00 PM)

    You are an amazing poet! I love this poem. Thank you so much for commenting on one of mine, it made my day. :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 405 Points Joe Breunig (6/19/2014 9:03:00 AM)

    An enjoyable piece; appreciated the message; nicely conceived.

    -Joe Breunig, Reaching Towards His Unbounded Glory

    P.S. In terms of critiquing, I'm not crazy about the formatting and lack of punctuation- for me, it was a distraction from a thought-provoking poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 390 Points Marie Shine (6/19/2014 8:29:00 AM)

    Each of us is a Spirit having a human experience. They only way for a Spirit to get around the human world is with a body, which is the vehicle which transports us during our lifetime, in the same way as we would use a car/bus/train to get from Point A to Point B. I like the layout of this poem, nicely presented. It is a thought provoking write, potently presented. Thank you for sharing... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 14,297 Points * Sunprincess * (6/19/2014 8:15:00 AM)

    ............dear s. this is one of the best poems I have ever read....you really touched my heart and soul with this write....and if I run across someone who is handicapped or disabled in any way today....I will give them all the assistance I can....thanks for writing this wonderful poem....wish I had written this one....adding to my favourite collection..... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,419 Points Mihaela Pirjol (6/19/2014 1:31:00 AM)

    A great poem! Profound and wise.Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 746 Points Shahzia Batool (6/17/2014 6:53:00 AM)

    Amen to your prayer Zaynub, from life to the life hereafter, from time to eternity, the journey is an expected one and the abode there will be permanent one, I see there is a positive approach in your deep though simple poem, if we spend time in doing good deeds with good intentions, there's nothing to fear in that long and permanent journey! Congrats Zaynub for writing a strong poem...the style is different and flowing, increasing the curiosity of the reader to see what next! ! ! Good job! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 558 Points Tribhawan Kaul (6/17/2014 3:52:00 AM)

    Reincarnation theory/ theory of re-birth as per the hindu scripture is established one. Though one does not know what happens after death, yet the past karmas/action in any yoni/form do play a part in one's next birth out of 84 lakhs yonies/specices. The human form is the ultimate form of the cycle of birth. But if the action of a human is satanic, one has to undergo cycle of re-births again otherwise he/she attains nirvaana.(merging with GOD and no more births) .Why do we suffer or why do we enjoy? It depends on how have we conducted ourselves in the past life. After reading your lovely poem twice, its last two lines prompted me to write my views. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,064 Points Kanav Justa (6/16/2014 2:39:00 AM)

    thats exactly what i wonder sometimes, , , though i think there isnt any life after we die, , ,
    a thought provoking write, , , (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 42 Points Adheez Van Der Beanthz (6/14/2014 3:31:00 PM)

    the wise one
    love to read it
    thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Robert Melliard (6/14/2014 8:51:00 AM)

    P.S. I forgot to ask you to read another of my poems if you have a moment. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 7, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 12, 2014


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