Idris El Asha


Laughter Charmer - Poem by Idris El Asha

In memory of my niece whose laughter was never to cease

And I say we are alike, light-headed, because we've taken to laughter.

When laughter last in the household heard
The light went off your eyes
Killed by a whippersnipper obsessed with cars.
After I heard of your death
I felt alive
Because once more in my life
I could cry.

And wished I could've taken
Your place
But these words are all
I could've taken to.


Comments about Laughter Charmer by Idris El Asha

There is no comment submitted by members..



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?



Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 24, 2010



[Hata Bildir]