Ilham Ahmed

Maya - Poem by Ilham Ahmed

spectacle was fleeting,
moments shadowed our narrative,

Seeking the kindness of an original.

I-happiness-junkie squeezed verve;
Plunging into a flash
I spent stunning memories,
We were once remarkable,
Touching an agile earth
In the serene of a shared imagination;

We were together, not one.

I spelled out hesitation on her womb,
And swam lackluster love, crying.

We still lay awake, forgiven yet lost.

Strange, drunk and potent,
It was all written on our sands:

This heart is a universe that grows
r e l e n t l e s s

Comments about Maya by Ilham Ahmed

  • Freshman - 571 Points Maya Hanson (4/15/2014 4:29:00 PM)

    I loved it, especially the end! ! ! Beautiful words (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 40 Points Ashraful Musaddeq (6/19/2009 9:58:00 AM)

    'This heart is a universe that grows,
    r e l e n t l e s s'

    Excellent poem. Last two lines are outstanding.
    I love it,10+++ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 19, 2009

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 9, 2009

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