Tajudeen Shah

(India.)

Pain Over The Ages.


I breathed in pain for ages,
She blazed in adversities,
Consoled each other dreaming
Of becoming soul mates in future.
Adolescence was eaten by worms,
Obligations swallowed Youthfulness,
Silver hair tips announced
Advent of middle age shadows.
She matured into a yellow flood,
I transformed an icy mountain.
Life burned on red flames of pain
Deserting even thought-fragments.
Dreams of honey drops ascended
Over relations of utter bitterness,
Pain-flames finally turned us
Ecstatic ashes for unborn ages.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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  • Bright Morn (10/5/2013 11:59:00 AM)

    very nice poem sir
    Silver hair tips announced
    Advent of middle age shadows
    a great way to show the transformation of age. I love the diction. its just great (Report) Reply

  • Aswath Raman (9/22/2013 7:26:00 AM)

    Lost love. Hmm.. Nice diction sir. And very simple write. The mood of grief and sorrow is well expressed. (Report) Reply

  • Farah Ilyas (9/20/2013 1:06:00 PM)

    Ecstatic ashes for unborn ages.
    panic poem like its title suggests, I breathed in pain for ages, totally matchless diction u used.expression is much enhancing ur prevail situation.
    great job (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (9/18/2013 7:48:00 AM)

    Adolescence was eaten by worms,
    Obligations swallowed Youthfulness,
    Silver hair tips announced
    Advent of middle age shadows

    Time wheels round like an eagle and seasons give way to seasons. We age with responsibilities and encumbrances drowning us and all our dreams are doused! A splendid write! A 10 for this great write! (Report) Reply

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