Abdulrasheed Dawodu


Tranquil Heart


Mine is a curious heart
And what does it crave?
Tranquility it is yet to find
For how long can it wait?
A day? A year or a decade?

What has become of my soul?
Starved, malnourished or disowned?
So lean, so weak so pale
And what feed does it take?
Why am I so clueless?
Yet I grieve in my silence

Only to learn tranquility rests
In HIS remembrance
The very basis of my existence
'Verily in the remembrance
Of Allah do the hearts find rest'

Submitted: Saturday, February 16, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Tranquil Heart by Abdulrasheed Dawodu )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 15 Points Rasheed Dawodu (2/19/2013 2:43:00 PM)

    Thanks Payal for the encouragement. I must tell you, your poem, My New Attire is quite inspiring. We all need to put on new attire with spirit, so high. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 88 Points Payal Parande (2/19/2013 11:11:00 AM)

    what a unique topic to write on and what a great job you have done, the human heart is the most curious one it have it's advantages yes a lot of flaws...but then no one's perfect again a brilliant job indeed (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. Touched by an Angel, Maya Angelou
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Poem of the Day

poet Alfred Edward Housman

The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. all the sun does is stare at my faults, Mandolyn ...
  2. If I seem, Rodney R. Cooper
  3. Mojo, Morgan Michaels
  4. The Tiny Beauty, Zoila T. Flores
  5. Christmas Tree Ornaments, Frank Avon
  6. Wasted Words, Kela LewisMorin
  7. the lights are still up, Bull Hawking
  8. Unclassified, Kela LewisMorin
  9. Someone Else, Kela LewisMorin
  10. Fortunate, Kela LewisMorin
[Hata Bildir]