saadat tahir

Freshman - 963 Points (21011965 / Islamabad-Pakistan)

Painful Byes


Slowly the sun has lost its light,
Worlds, love, are left to blight.

Harshly brushed from the sky,
weeping soul, bids goodbye.

The dying day; my heart slows.
Now faint, behind a mount glows.

The stirring birds, too far away.
Swoop to death, descend in gray

In depth of cauldrons, deep below.
Witches harken the demons dhow.

Flicker, alight their jaundiced eyes.
Scarce a blink at painful byes.

Canine mongrels now frenzied feed.
To trample, scuff, the pearly bead.

Snatch from swallows, tender wings.
Quicken hearts at Roman rings.

Learn their tricks from swooping shrikes,
impale my dreams on thorny spikes.

Raise the churls to screech, incant.
A foretold fate and feelings scant.

Sliced bit by bit, to tattered shards.
Without a grimace, my tender cards.

In fetid toils, an eternal blot;
are tears and pains, a measure not.

Plunder lilies from ponds to wiles.
Sunk my cares in driven piles.

Hades' baneful staff hath swung.
Singed, scorched, doom is sprung.

Submitted: Sunday, April 03, 2011
Edited: Monday, July 04, 2011

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Comments about this poem (Painful Byes by saadat tahir )

  • Rookie - 25 Points Mohammed Al-balushi (7/3/2011 11:49:00 PM)

    well writin poem, with strong bond n its really painful byes (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Christine S. Locke (4/8/2011 6:58:00 PM)

    Dark much? but soo beautiful and so sad. I could learn a few things from you. :) The way you weave those words to form such a masterpiece, incredible. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Amanda Boucher (4/8/2011 10:07:00 AM)

    I can almost feel your loss. Be strong. as long as you write it should help. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Arfa Iris (4/8/2011 12:49:00 AM)

    thats really painful... i get a feeling that u lost something important to u. i hope i am wrong.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Ejaz Khan (4/5/2011 9:04:00 AM)

    What, is it the vibrations of the surrounding that pulls you down or are you missing home?
    Regardless of the reasons behind, you created a beauty here. :)
    Seems you don't mind the score either, so a tenner si here! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nusa Fis (4/4/2011 7:47:00 AM)

    coooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool!
    it is my friendly attempt. (Report) Reply

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