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Shahzia Batool

Rookie - 416 Points (Pakistan)

My Scattered Thoughts v


After having lost
the confidence of claiming
the colours of life
would you please let me sit quiet
just for a while?
- - - - - - - - - -
for i am short of words!

Submitted: Monday, May 13, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 13, 2013

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  • Freshman - 1,035 Points Kanav Justa (5/31/2013 7:02:00 PM)

    collection of words was awsum, , , , short but powerful indeed, , , shows your creativity, , , (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,842 Points Bri Edwards (5/30/2013 11:36:00 AM)

    claiming
    the colours of life

    my computer thinks colours is misspelled, BUT i guess your part of the world uses the 'king's english'. i liked the whole poem, but especially enjoyed the sound the two lines i copied. [i just thought of your stern warning posted in your about you (or is that about me?) introduction to yourself on your poet page. i hope i am not breaking the rules by copying two lines of your poem in my comment! ] i don't understand the two lines but i still enjoyed reading them.
    my wife thinks i should have moments of quiet when i am short of words (there i go again; quoting you) , but those moments for her are few and far between, as some would say. i am most quiet around her when i am composing poetry or immersed in poemhunter. for that she should be thankful! thanks for sharing. this is the first of your poem's i have read, i believe. bri (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Passionate Reader (5/25/2013 12:58:00 PM)

    exquisitely executed! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! it flows so well conveying more than its few words! ! ! ! ! impressive! ! ! loved it! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 92 Points Yasmeen Khan (5/17/2013 2:51:00 PM)

    When we are short of words, we express more otherwise and so is your poem...self-explanatory, (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,167 Points Valsa George (5/14/2013 9:13:00 PM)

    A peaceful respite to recharge your batteries! Dear Shahzia, so eloquent when short of words! ! What a pleasant paradox! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie R.k Das (5/14/2013 11:53:00 AM)

    who knows better than shahzia as to how beautifully and in few words, keeping the right word at right place one can compose a beauty of a poem, , only the' thoughts' are 'scattered' but the poem is so compact :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Aadil Masood (5/14/2013 1:04:00 AM)

    Short of words means that after the period of silence, a new great combinations of words are ready to come in the shape of extraordinary poems. A volcano of words will burst with fragrance of flowers. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 812 Points Unwritten Soul (5/13/2013 11:38:00 AM)

    Quiet is not silence to be end not a stop for our thought but as a force that gently pull everything we have into the center after focusing into one target....called it meditation, called it thinking, called it revising...all quietness related to peace and mind laboring....rather than making a noise...nothing can be a meaning_Soul (Report) Reply

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