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Yasmeen Khan


Maiden at Heart


Your eyes do compare to stars
And the face a lily pure and bright
But it’s the heart sweet to the core
And your blithe spirits in flight
To the visions of glee and delight

Your svelte frame bears a grace
And gait that flows like rhymes
Of vileness of the past it carries no trace
Voice rings like distant chimes
Or a lark that chirps in the high skies

But it’s the spirit unmarred and not bent
By woes and worries that once
Shadowed your life and brought you discontent
You are a fresh hope, alive and sentient
A smiling visage with pleasant vibe


You carry your apparel nicely with no art
Walks in simplicity, a maiden at heart!

Submitted: Sunday, June 23, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 26, 2013

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

I've made the changes in choice of words as suggested by Shahzia Batool. I was thinking about a lady in my imagination and in fact all apparent beauty is the metaphor of beauty at heart.

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  • Shahzia Batool (6/27/2013 1:09:00 AM)

    Being an average student of this art, I am honored, Jasmeen for the kind acceptance esp in this beautiful poem! (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (6/27/2013 12:40:00 AM)

    Beautiful lines, your choice of words is always apt and the style is expressive...a humble suggestion, if you replace the first word Thy with Your, and Doth as well, it will go according to the rest of the composition...nice poem! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Farah Ilyas (6/23/2013 10:57:00 AM)

    Archaic words usage though given classical tough but poem sounds too spanking new, elegant, refined & polished...wao (Report) Reply

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