Aqeb Benazir Ibn Minar


Iris Of Poetry - Poem by Aqeb Benazir Ibn Minar

Introduction: We don't really think deep enough about 'What A Poetry Actually Is', the obvious question which we all know but don't think how to really elaborate on. We mostly see the story, depth and the purpose it delivers. Well, here's one a little bit different this time...


Poetry is the reflection of our lives like in the mirror,
It is something we can relate to and share.
It's our memories written in jumbled words,
It's like a song, with a meaning it holds.

A mere idea of our mystical lives,
Expressed in a way from deep inside
A way which only the heart can see,
A place where the eyes get cold-feet

The earnest truth and the sweetest lies,
It's all the irony that makes poetry so alive.


Comments about Iris Of Poetry by Aqeb Benazir Ibn Minar

  • Gold Star - 9,802 Points Heather Wilkins (5/25/2013 6:25:00 PM)

    So true, my poetry is my life, my passion. My escape sometimes. Nicely presented. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Theresa Goertz (7/27/2012 3:20:00 PM)

    i think your poem is awsome! i can relate to it alot. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 5 Points Nurain Ali-balogun (7/12/2012 10:03:00 PM)

    I remain grateful to God for the gift of poetry, as it's like a different magical eye with which we see things and a strange tongue with which we tell what we have seen. Very good poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 5 Points Louis Cecile (9/24/2011 2:57:00 AM)

    A great definitive piece to explain the nature of the soul of a poet. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Anthony Zeigler (8/29/2011 8:50:00 AM)

    This poem tells the truth. Love it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Deejay Manaleng (8/17/2011 7:42:00 AM)

    poetry in motion, couldn't of expressed myself better... nice one dude (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 935 Points Dorothy- A. Holmes (8/13/2011 9:03:00 AM)

    A lovely verse with truth and deep meaning from one so young....Your poetic voice is wonderful...

    Dorothy
    A Poet Who Loves To Sing (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Amina Kamran (8/10/2011 12:13:00 PM)

    good job.... keep it up (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Elizabeth Grace (8/10/2011 12:11:00 PM)

    10/10! Keep writing. Brilliant. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Nick Lennert (8/7/2011 7:54:00 PM)

    Great poem. It's really true, man. Keep 'em coming! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie isatou Juwara (8/7/2011 6:15:00 PM)

    thats poetry itself, well explained.keep it up! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Debra Martin (8/7/2011 3:27:00 PM)

    Your fantastic, love it! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 276 Points Naida Nepascua Supnet (8/5/2011 6:45:00 PM)

    POETRY IS SOMETHING THAT IS UNSTOPPABLE WHEN IT STRIKES, IT IS OUR EXPRESSION OF BEAUTY AND SOUL AND WHAT OUR HEARTS WANT TO SHARE.
    YOU ARE GOOD IN WORD PLAY-NOT EVERYONE HAS IT.
    NICE POEM.
    WRITE MORE. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 127 Points Allemagne Roßmann (8/5/2011 3:00:00 PM)

    very poignant write..needless to elucidate when several oter xperts hv done that here.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie xxx xxx (8/5/2011 8:39:00 AM)

    The line 'A place where the eyes get cold feet' is very unusual and thought-provoking! I like this poem very much; it is full of interesting ideas and concepts. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Muhammad Ali (8/2/2011 10:07:00 AM)

    Outstanding Masha'Allah...this is the work of excellence! ! very informative in such succinct approach and so truthful! we really don't think about it but at the same time we kinda do like an illusion, seems to open up many roads from one point but there's actually only one road! and you captured the depth of it quite impressively about the major and realistic aspects of poetry! ! well done 10/10. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Chaths Odion (8/2/2011 7:19:00 AM)

    yesterday a friend asked me about 'what is the basics of a poetry, what does it really mean to a poet? ' and then I referred him to this poem quoting:

    'Poetry is the reflection of our lives like in the mirror,
    It is something we can relate to and share.

    A mere idea of our mystical lives,
    Expressed in a way from deep inside
    A way which only the heart can see,
    A place where the eyes get cold-feet'

    and I surprised myself to see how he understood it so well in a minute he felt so confident and was about to write a whole book on poetry lol ;) then he asked me who's quote it was from and I suggested him to read your poems! !

    He was so inspired by your words! ! First me and now I saw with my own eyes of how great you can be! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Muhammad Ali (8/1/2011 6:10:00 PM)

    Outstanding...this is the work of excellence! ! very informative in such short words and so truthful! we really don't think about it but at the same time we kinda do! poetry is an illusion, seems to open up many roads from one point and you captured the depth of it quite impressively! again my friend,10/10... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Luz Hanaii (7/31/2011 11:12:00 PM)

    Poetry is the music of our soul and you my friend express it very well. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Chris Haifley (7/30/2011 9:20:00 PM)

    Amazing: D your description of poetry is one of the best I have ever heard. I especially like the line about where eyes get cold-feet, because I like to think of art as visual poetry, but the eye can only see and portray so much. Sometime the only way poetry can work is if you write it out-which you have done with such amazing ease and power (: you're a really talented poet. I can't wait to read your other poems! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 10, 2011


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