Treasure Island

Sadiqullah Khan


*The Clenched Soul


The fair one in dream
The glory of face radiant
Lips were like grapes
Soft to squeeze and eyes
Bright stars were shining

The clenched soul
With heaviness of burdens
Shoulders were in strength
Yet in paraplegic disorders
When the mortal self prepares
For the last exercise
Towards freedom

Another living the beloved promised
Don not grieve for the shortness
I still look for the possibilities
When the languor of that presence
Shall ask how it is spent

I gasp for the last sighs
For the breath of life I see
Still closer in my heart
I rejoice in union
25/3/2009

Submitted: Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, March 25, 2009

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  • Naidz Ladia (3/25/2009 6:24:00 AM)

    'Another living the beloved promised
    Don not grieve for the shortness
    I still look for the possibilities
    When the languor of that presence
    Shall ask how it is spent'......this is a promise..''i still look for the possibilities'...this is it...the author is expressing a very strong faith and courage...this is another eye opener...i like this...
    naizz (Report) Reply

  • Naidz Ladia (3/25/2009 3:44:00 AM)

    clenched soul? waitttttttttttttttt...is this soul angry? .......k, , , , i'll just be right back ha to put words on this piece... (Report) Reply

  • Noel Horlanda (3/25/2009 1:13:00 AM)

    I find it interesting. I have to dig deeper or to think profoundly to get the meaning of your creation. Well anyway, it is excellent, my friend. +10 (Report) Reply

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