Samer Madbak

Rookie - 62 Points (31 July 1969 / Beirut)

Poem 033, Sonnet 13: Heart Gone Amiss - Poem by Samer Madbak

What now? What now, laconic soul of mine?
Explain to me, what has come over you?
Melancholy, confusion? All is fine
Frustration, hatred? Well, there’s nothing new!

Will you not voice your worries, heart of stone,
What secrets have you to reveal to me?
Submission, gloom? So why the morbid moan?
'S it anger? That is no anomaly…

Are these the things you want to sacrifice?
Displeasure, chagrin, apathy, disgust…
These are the elements of paradise
The gist of Heaven, fool, so why adjust?

That’s Heaven, and I say you’ve gone amiss
To claim it hell, wake heart! You are in bliss!


Bisib'el
June 20th 1988


Comments about Poem 033, Sonnet 13: Heart Gone Amiss by Samer Madbak

  • Gold Star - 7,581 Points Savita Tyagi (12/29/2013 11:16:00 AM)

    Just read few of your poem. enjoyed the way you have penned them. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 29, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, May 8, 2015


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