Khairul Ahsan


Moonlight Musings


The moon was full and the night was cool,
Windows were kept open, breaking the rule.
They lay in the bed with the curtains pulled aside
So they could see the full moon, smiling outside.

The world has many moon gazers, just as he.
Many of them I'm sure would be pleased to see,
The moon at full bloom, oh what a pleasant sight!
Some will write poems and some will go quiet.

Past midnight when the outside sky was alight,
Poured into their room the soft ambient moonlight.
As traces fell on their faces, she dispensed with her pillow,
To rest on his outstretched arm, her moonlit face aglow.

They had some pillow talks, they had some fun.
And all acts of love were lovingly done.
Like birds they nestled under each others' wings,
And quietly fell asleep, amid their moonlight musings.


Dhaka
15 April 2014
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Submitted: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Edited: Friday, May 02, 2014

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Full moon causes tides in the oceans, as also tides in the poets' hearts!

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  • Debra Robinson (6/14/2014 11:38:00 AM)

    You have a beautiful talent for painting pictures with your words and calling to light special moments or analogies. Lovely...... (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (5/5/2014 1:20:00 AM)

    @ * Sunprincess *
    Thank you very much for loving my poem so much. I am so inspired! Much obliged. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (5/3/2014 10:15:00 AM)

    @ Aqua Flower,
    I am greatly moved by your inspiring words. I cannot thank you enough for the way you've appreciated me. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (5/3/2014 9:28:00 AM)

    @ Hira Ahsan,
    Thanks for reading my poem and leaving your kind words of appreciation here. I am inspired. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (5/3/2014 9:12:00 AM)

    @ Neela Nath
    You were the first to appreciate this poem of mine. Thanks for that. I like the profession you mentioned in your profile. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (5/1/2014 2:11:00 AM)

    Like birds we nestled under each others' wings,
    And quietly fell asleep, amid our moonlight musings.

    This sums up the bliss of loving togetherness...! Watching the moonlit sky and lying in each other's warm embrace with no nagging thoughts to pester and slowly gliding into sweet slumber's domain in a mood of peaceful forgetfulness is heavenly.... Enjoyed this beautifully crafted rhyming write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (4/29/2014 4:47:00 AM)

    @ Ruma Chaudhuri,
    Thanks for reading my poem and appreciating it.
    Your appreciation means a lot to me. I am truly inspired. (Report) Reply

  • Ruma Chaudhuri (4/21/2014 9:21:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem. You are really a good nature lover as well as a lover. However, the poem is excellent. Ruma (Report) Reply

  • Hira Ahsan (4/20/2014 1:14:00 PM)

    Beautiful portrayal of the enchanting feel of heart and romance filled moonlight...superb (Report) Reply

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