Asad Ali


I Dance In The Dark


With no music, no applause
No hope, no regret
I dance in the dark

Deep into woods where my shadow is barred
Where even I was stopped to spectate myself
I dance in the dark

Through depths of the sleepless night
Beyond the edges of the dreamless sight
I dance in the dark

Far from the spotlight
Away from the shadows of bread and fame
I dance in the dark

Showing gratitude for the gift of being and to honor
The light not to be frustrated with thickest of murk
I dance in the dark

Submitted: Saturday, April 12, 2014
Edited: Saturday, April 12, 2014

Topic of this poem: Hope


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (I Dance In The Dark by Asad Ali )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. If, Rudyard Kipling
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  6. Our Precious Time, Jiya Jain
  7. An Epitaph on the Admirable Dramatic Poe.., John Milton
  8. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Alfred Edward Housman

The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Polished Nail, maria sudibyo
  2. Bromance In The Air, maria sudibyo
  3. Counting Days, maria sudibyo
  4. Rain in My Heart, maria sudibyo
  5. Atonement, maria sudibyo
  6. Paper Cut, maria sudibyo
  7. Unfinished Poem, maria sudibyo
  8. I Want A Foreigner Girl For Me, Bijay Kant Dubey
  9. Blackberries / Briars, Frank Avon
  10. Daru Pikar Naya Varsha Shuru Karne Ka Er.., Bijay Kant Dubey
[Hata Bildir]